According to the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Network
Pancreatic cancer has the lowest relative survival rate of all the cancers tracked by both the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute; pancreatic cancer is the only one with a five-year relative survival rate in the single digits at just six percent.
Recently the world mourned the loss of Steve Jobs who died from pancreatic cancer.
In addition to Jobs, people we’ve lost to pancreatic cancer include Patrick Swayze, Michael Landon, Fred Gwynne, Luciano Pavarotti, Donna Reed, Henry Mancini and Count Basie.
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