According to my surgeon, only 10 percent of pancreatic cancer patients are eligible for surgery. Had I not been one of them, there would have been, essentially, no useful treatment.
Following surgery, it was a week before the pathology report on the bits and pieces taken from my body was ready. In words you and I can understand, here is what it said, the short version:
The mass in my pancreas was positive for pancreatic adenocarcinoma – pancreatic cancer to you and me.
Gaining strength while reading Ronni's heartfelt commentary.