Pancreatic Cancer Facts Quiz

This test was made to increase pancreatic cancer awareness, and we hope that you learn a lot from it. Pancreatic cancer is the 4th-most leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. According to the National Cancer Institute, 162,878 lives were taken by pancreatic cancer from 2003 to 2007.

Do your best in answering the questions. The correct answers are displayed once you get your score. Please help spread awareness of pancreatic cancer.

Created by: Ami and Nazia
  1. What is the purpose of the pancreas?
  2. What are some symptoms of pancreatic cancer?
  3. Is there a genetic component to pancreatic cancer?
  4. Which is the most effective diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer?
  5. Most cases of pancreatic cancer are diagnosed before age 60, T/F
  6. Which of these is known to increase the risk of this cancer?
  7. The Whipple procedure is the name of the surgery frequently used for cancer of the head of the pancreas, T/F
  8. The five year survival rate for all pancreatic cancers is approximately...
  9. Pancreas transplant is a common treatment, T/F
  10. Men are more likely than women to get this type of cancer, T/F

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