Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

This year, an estimated 56,770 adults (29,940 men and 26,830 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The disease causes approximately 3% of all cancers. Incidence rates are 25% higher in black people than in white people.

Pancreatic cancer is the ninth most common cancer in women and the tenth most common cancer in men. Most pancreatic cancers (93%) are exocrine adenocarcinoma.

Source of information: www.cancer.net