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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Five Facts About Pancreatic Cancer Center

The University of Michigan Pancreatic Cancer Center is focused on research that helps with early detection of pancreatic cancer, and extending the quality of life for pancreatic cancer patients. Thank you to Carol Butler for this suggested blog topic.

Here are five facts about Pancreatic Cancer and the University of Michigan Pancreatic Cancer Center:

  1. You can read news and information about pancreatic cancer on the UofM blog: http://uofmhealthblogs.org/?s=pancreatic+cancer. For example, there is a blog that discussed that it is expected that pancreatic cancer will be the leading cause of cancer death by the year 2030. http://uofmhealthblogs.org/cancer/pancreatic-cancer-will-be-second-leading-cause-of-cancer-death-by-2030/14451/
  2. Each of the three types of pancreatic cancer tumors have different treatments and prognosis. http://www.mcancer.org/pancreatic-cancer/types
  3. They offer a 56-page patient handbook, downloadable in PDF at http://www.med.umich.edu/cancer/files/pancreatic-cancer-handbook.pdf
  4. The most common age for pancreatic cancer is 60 to 80 years old.
  5. They offer suggestions to find a doctor if you are told you have cancer. http://www.mcancer.org/living-with-cancer/practical-matters/identifying-doctor-and-facility-when-you-have-cancer

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https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofMichiganComprehensiveCancerCenter
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2 comments:

Audrey Mackay said...

When my grand mother is still alive she suffers from cancer and we all did everything we can to treat her cancer. But she still die.
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Brooke said...

Thank you for these facts. My mom is currently going through pancreatic cancer and I wanted to share some empowering slogans that have been helping me through it: Fight Against Breast Cancer Slogans