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The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its Cancer Facts & Figures 2023, an annual summary of the current scientific information about cancer. The report highlighted progress in the five-year survival rate of pancreatic cancer while the incidence trend continues to increase year over year. The overall risk of cancer is declining, but it remains […]
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When Susan was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, cutting-edge drugs and a supportive medical team helped her go from patient to survivor. Now she raises funds for continued research through a Lustgarten Foundation Walk for Research.Read Susan’s Story