In the UK, approximately 9,000 people are newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer each year. Worldwide there are around 338,000 new cases each year, in Europe that figure is more than 104,000. Pancreatic cancer affects men and women equally with incidence increasing from the age of 45. The average age at diagnosis is 72.
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Information Product No. PCA0011v1 | Published: 03/01/2014 | Last Updated: 21/04/2015 | Next Review Due: 03/01/2017