Researchers used data from the Taiwan Cancer Registry to evaluate the incidence and survival of pancreatic cancer in Taiwan by histologic subtype, sex, age group, and year of diagnosis.
Adenocarcinoma was identified as the most common histologic subtype of pancreatic cancer, followed by carcinoma and neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). With a 5-year survival of 5.2%, poor survival was seen in patients with adenocarcinoma. Read more . . .