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Can pancreatic cancer be cured?

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Because pancreatic cancer is so hard to diagnose, it's usually pretty far advanced by the time you find out you have it. Unfortunately, a cure is rarely possible at that point.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society web site: "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Islet Cell Tumors."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on November 13, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society web site: "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Islet Cell Tumors."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on November 13, 2019

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