Catching pancreatic cancer early with a new blood test

Pancreatic cancer is a terrible disease. It has the highest mortality rate among all major cancers, with 75% of patients dying in the first year and 92% of patients dying within 5 years. It is often called the silent killer because it is terribly difficult to detect and often has minimal symptoms associated with it.…

BioBit – Pancreas, digestion and sugar patrol.

Your pancreas is a small organ located behind the stomach, nuzzled up to your small intestine. It is a very important organ in digestion as it secretes pancreatic juices that are needed for the digestion and absorption of nutrients. These enzymes are drained into ducts within the pancreas and released into the small intestine to…