Pancreatic cancer claims another famous victim: Rest in peace, Sally Ride
This FoxNews.com article is excellent on so many levels. Here' an excerpt:
Sally Ride's death: Why is pancreatic cancer so deadly?
Astronaut Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman in space, died today from
pancreatic cancer at the age of 61, according to news reports.
As a group, pancreatic cancers come with a very low survival rate —
75 percent of patients die less than a year after diagnosis, and 94
percent die within five years, according to the Pancreatic Cancer Action
Network (PCAN), an organization in Manhattan Beach, Calif., that
champions research and patient and family support...