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Why Alex Trebek’s pancreatic cancer is a difficult cancer to treat

Publication: Austin American-Statesman

Following Alex Trebek’s pancreatic cancer announcement, Dr. Jeff Yorio of Texas Oncology–Austin Central explains risk factors, symptoms, types of pancreatic cancer and why it’s difficult to treat. While pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., Dr. Yorio acknowledges that it receives less research attention than other types of cancers, and there are still advancements to be made to improve treatment outcomes for patients.

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