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Early Detection

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers with the lowest five-year survival rate at just 11%. This disease is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. 

Know The Risk Factors

The cause of most pancreatic cancer is unknown

Risk factors for developing pancreatic cancer include:

  • Family history​

  • Age

  • Chronic or hereditary pancreatitis

  • Smoking

  • Obesity

  • Long-standing diabetes (five-plus years)

Today, pancreatic cancer early detection or screening methods focus on those at high risk (such as the factors listed above). PanCan can talk to you about your options, such as:

  • Surveillance programs

  • Regular imaging scans

  • Blood-based test

Please reach out to PanCan Patient Services for more information and support: (877) 272-6226 or email.