Posted on 11/13/2011
Patrick Swayze. Steve Jobs. Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Chuck Daly. Their battles with pancreatic cancer have raised awareness of this particularly deadly disease, which has subtle symptoms that make it hard to diagnose. Even though patients with pancreatic cancer have a five-year survival rate of only four percent, effective treatment can greatly improve quality of life. Parvez Khan, MD a board-certified oncologist affiliated with all four Oakwood facilities with an office in Dearborn, provides key information.