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On average, how long do people with pancreatic cancer live?
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Dr. Herbert Hoover
General Practice
In brief: Variable for stage
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most legal of all malignancies as most are diagnosed after they have spread.
If among the fortunate approximately 15% that can have a pancreatic resection, up to 20% can have long-term cure but that is only 3% overall. If resected, but not cured, survival is usually less than 2 years. If the tumor has spread at the time of diagnosis, survival averages 6 months.

In brief: Variable for stage
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most legal of all malignancies as most are diagnosed after they have spread.
If among the fortunate approximately 15% that can have a pancreatic resection, up to 20% can have long-term cure but that is only 3% overall. If resected, but not cured, survival is usually less than 2 years. If the tumor has spread at the time of diagnosis, survival averages 6 months.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
In brief: Survival by Stage
Stage 5-year relative survival stage ia: 37% stage ib 21% stage iia 12% stage iib 6% stage iii 2% stage iv 1%.

In brief: Survival by Stage
Stage 5-year relative survival stage ia: 37% stage ib 21% stage iia 12% stage iib 6% stage iii 2% stage iv 1%.
Dr. Edward Gold
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