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how many people develop cancer every day and how many have pancreatic cancer?

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Dr. Debashish Bose
18 years experience General Surgery
Around 40k for panc: A bit over 40,000 people develop pancreatic cancer annually in the US.
Answered on Dec 21, 2014
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Too many: The estimates for all new cancer cases in the U.S. For 2012 is over 1.6 million with just under 44, 000 pancreatic cancer cases. You can view the 2012 cancer statistics at: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.3322/caac.20138/full.
Answered on Mar 25, 2012

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