Pancreatic cancer: THIS number of patients will not receive surgery, chemo or radiotherapy

Pancreatic cancer: THIS number of patients will not receive surgery, chemo or radiotherapy
 

Just a third will get the treatment that is most likely to keep them alive.
The crisis in caring for sufferers is laid bare today by Pancreatic Cancer UK which reveals those with more common types of the killer disease are twice as likely to receive life-extending or potentially life-saving treatments.
Analysis by the charity shows less than ten per cent of people with pancreatic cancer have surgery compared with almost half of patients with all common cancers.
They will today demand action to address the injustice.
TV and radio presenter Nicholas Owen, 71, who lost his father to pancreatic... read more

 
2 March 2018 in Health, Views: 31
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