It is estimated that approximately 64,050 individuals (33,130 men and 30,920 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2023, and approximately 50,550 individuals (26,620 men and 23,930 women) will die from the disease. According to a recent study, it is predicted that the number of deaths attributed to pancreatic cancer will surpass colorectal cancer deaths before 2030–moving it from the third to the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to help people learn more about the disease and to support those who are affected. How much do you know about pancreatic cancer?
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