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Pancreatic Cancer Statistics   

Worldwide, over 216 000 new cases of pancreatic cancer are diagnosed each year; at least 188.000 people die of the disease. In 2007, pancreatic cancer was responsible for the fourth highest number of deaths among cancer deaths in North America. In the united Sates alone, it is estimated that 42,470 men and women (21,050 men and 21,420 women) were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009; about 35,240 died of it. 

Incidence of cancer of the pancreas varies with age. From 2002-2006, the median age at diagnosis for cancer of the pancreas was 72 years of age; percentages and ages of people diagnosed were approximately:

  • 0.0% under age 20; 
  • 0.4% between 20 and 34;  
  • 2.4% between 35 and 44;  
  • 9.6% between 45 and 54;  
  • 19.2% between 55 and 64;  
  • 26.1% between 65 and 74;  
  • 29.4% between 75 and 84;  
  • 12.8% 85+ years of age. 

 

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