Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal forms of cancer. About 53,670 people are expected to be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year with 43,090 dying from it, according to the American Cancer Society. The lifetime risk of developing pancreatic cancer is about 1 in 65 but can be reduced by knowing the risk factors.
The risk factors for pancreatic cancer that can be changed include smoking, being overweight and exposure to certain chemicals. The risk factors that are out of our control are age, gender, race, family history, diabetes, chronic pancreatitis, cirrhosis of the liver and stomach problems. On smoking I want to add that smoking tobacco is really bad but e-cigs are not that bad so if you cant quit smoking then just change to e-cigs but first read important safety tips.