While the prognosis for pancreatic cancer patients has been improving with time, the disease is still considered to be incurable. Moreover, the life expectancy and quality of life for people diagnosed depends heavily on the stage of pancreatic cancer. With the challenges of early detection, patients are often diagnosed at later stages, resulting in a poor prognosis. There is currently very little that can be done clinically to help pancreatic cancer patients in regards to a cure or even reliable diagnosis. Read more . . .
In a recent study from the Netherlands, researchers aim to identify what information is most important to pancreatic cancer patients following their diagnosis.