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RC280.P25 - Pancreas (Pancreatic) Cancers
- RC280.P25.K70.1 - Pancreas (Pancreatic) Cancer
Andrew H. Ko, MD
- Pancreatic cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the United States, On a stage for stage basis, cancer of the pancreas is met with the shortest median survival time out of all cancer types. In fact, the annual mortality rate almost approximates the annual incidence rate, which reflects the generally short survival time associated with pancreatic cancer, most often less than one year.
First appeared 2003-02-17; updated 2008-03-19
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