Pancreatic cancer is one that strikes fear in the most stoic among us. Cancer.net tells us that although pancreatic cancer accounts for only 3% of cancer diagnoses in a given year, it is responsible for 7% of cancer deaths annually.
Pancreatic cancer is a silent killer in that symptoms usually start appearing after the cancer has advanced to a stage 3 or stage 2 level.
Earlier this year the University of Glasgow made several discoveries which will not only assist doctors in creating treatment strategies for patients with pancreatic cancer, but also will allow pharmaceutical companies to develop drugs to battle this most lethal of cancers.
Down-Under some Scientists have been utilizing so exciting new tech – nanomedicine that can take one of the deadliest of all cancers, pancreatic cancer: Nanotech that can deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body.