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Posted on February 6, 2009 | tags


U.S.: Ruth Bader Ginsburg has pancreatic cancer; will she survive?

  • <5% of all pancreatic cancer patients survive beyond five years after the diagnosis, mostly because of a lack of early diagnosis
  • <10% of cases are caught early; in Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg’s case, it was, but that still means a long, painful road ahead source
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