"Our goal is develop an arsenal of treatments and then selectively target them to patients."
-Dr Selwyn Vickers, MD
Former Chair of Dept of Surgery
University of Minnesota
Risk Factors in getting pancreatic cancer are Smoking, Diabetes, Family History, Obesity and Inflammation of the Pancreas.
The pancreas is a vital organ, that lies in your abdomen, between your stomach & backbone. The pancreas makes enzymes, that help you break down the food you eat. As a gland, it makes insulin, which helps control the amount of sugar in the blood.