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Why is pancreatic cancer STILL so hard to treat? Few survive the 'silent' disease that killed Aretha Franklin as most other cancers get MORE treatable

Aretha Franklin died today of one of the rarest forms of pancreatic cancer at age 76.  Medical advancements have vastly improved survival rates and time alive for cancers patients in general - but tumors of the pancreas remain some of the toughest to treat.  Only 20 percent of pancreatic cancer patients survive for a year after diagnosis. Just seven percent make it five years.  Read more... 



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