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The survival rate for pancreatic cancer is approximately 62 percent for 6 months after diagnosis and 31 percent for one year after initial diagnosis, according to Cancer Treatment Centers of America. The rate decreases d... More »

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The percentage of patients who live for more than five years after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis is 1 to 14 percent. The five-year survival rate depends on the stage of cancer at diagnosis, according to the American Canc... More »

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Despite advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, the number of patients cured of the disease remains very small. In 2011, only 2 percent of pancreatic cancer patients were still alive five years after their initia... More »

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