The pancreas plays an important role in food digestion, producing enzymes and hormones to help break down food and regulate blood sugar levels within the body.
Pancreatic cancer affects both men and women in the UK over 8,000 people a year are diagnosed with this type of cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer UK is the only national charity fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts. If you visit there site you will find answers to your many questions. There are also stories from people that have had this type of cancer, forums, email support, phone support. Links for both facebook and twitter.
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