Famous People with Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a genetic disease, which means it is caused by changes or mutations in genes. However, certain factors increases the risk of developing the disease. Studies show that smoking, age, diet, and race are some these. Treatments are focused on the prevention of growth and elimination of the cancer.

Here are some famous people who battled pancreatic cancer.

Fast Facts:

  • 37,680 people in the United States are diagnosed every year.
  • Tobacco use is the greatest risk factor for pancreatic cancer.
  • Incidence is highest in Israel, the United States, Sweden, and Canada.

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