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Pancreatic Cancer

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Pancreatic cancer has an unfortunately high mortality rate due to the lack of obvious symptoms in its early stages. In many cases, by the time it’s diagnosed, the cancer has already advanced significantly.

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Pancreatic cancer occurs when malignant cells develop in the pancreas, usually in the head of the pancreas. Unfortunately, pancreatic cancer has one of the lowest survival rates among all cancers, with the third-highest mortality rate after lung cancer and colorectal cancer.

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Janice Chan
30 May 2022
Good read.
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Vicky Cherrier
20 Jun 2022
Very helpful and easy to understand
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Linda atfield
30 May 2022
Very informative
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Anthony McVeigh
03 Jun 2022
Excellent information, very helpful and useful.
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Katrina Laine
05 Jul 2022
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A succinct informative resource that provides relevant information for nurses caring for pre operative patients.
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Judith Grieve
05 Jul 2022
Registered Nurse
I found the article related to Pancreatic Cancer very interesting, and I haven't refreshed my knowledge in this area for many years.
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Anne Hooper
31 May 2022
Interesting
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Nicole Madden
31 May 2022
Very informative.
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Lisa McInnes
04 Jun 2022
Thankyou informative and a good refresher.
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