Pancreatic Cancer – False Positives Can Kill You

//Pancreatic Cancer – False Positives Can Kill You

Pancreatic Cancer – False Positives Can Kill You

By David Mittleman

Pancreatic Cancer can go undetected until it has advance to the point where successful treatment is unlikely. Pancreatic cancer is notorious for its poor prognosis, with a low overall 5-year survival rate of only 8.7%. Early detection gives you the best chance of survival, but the diagnosis of cancer by fine needle aspiration, due to misinterpretation and misdiagnosis by a pathologist can lead to a death sentence not from cancer, but the poison of unnecessary chemotherapy, radiation, and surgeries.

If your doctor suspects pancreatic cancer, the following tests are available:

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