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Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer - What is the interrelation?
Research at the Mayo Clinic now points to a certain "something" that forms a suspicious connection between diabetes and pancreatic cancer. We need to find out what that "something" is. That said, atleast in certain instances, it might make sense to get out there and check yourself for pancreatic cancer if you were just diagnosed with an onset of Diabetes Type II. Early diagnosis helps with surgery and possible removal of the pancreas to prevent metastasis and increase survival rates.
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