November to be recognized as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Governor Jack Markell will be raising awareness today about pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer is the nation’s fourth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.  Also, once it is detected, 74-percent of patients die within the first year, 94-percent within the first five years.  However, there is ongoing research working toward reducing these grim statistics.  The Governor will sign a proclamation in Wilmington today recognizing Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.  CLICK HERE for more from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

 

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