Global Oncology Academy

Pancreatic Cancer: Associated Signs, Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Approaches

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Though Pancreatic Cancer is the 9th most common cancer, overall, it’s the number 4 cause of cancer deaths.

  • Overview

    Though a relatively rare disease, pancreatic cancer remains at the forefront of clinical discussion due to its highly aggressive nature. Dr. Major Kenneth Lee, Assistant Professor of Surgery at Penn Medicine, estimates that pancreatic cancer will become the number 2 cause of cancer death by the year 2020. This projected rise in mortality is largely due to the need for better advancement in treatment options.

    Join host Dr. Jennifer Caudle and guest, Dr. Major Kenneth Lee, as they discuss major signs and symptoms associated with a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, risk factors, and treatment options.

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