Understanding Pancreatic Cancer Causes and Treatments

“The pancreas is the first organ to develop inhibited function from varied stresses,”[1] writes Dr. William Philpott and Dr. Dwight K. Kalita in their book Brain Allergies. Recent studies have shown that virtually 100% of all Americans have an enlarged pancreas by the time they’re 40 and the incidence of pancreatic cancer has been rising 1.5 percent each year since 2004, according to the American Cancer Society. It is a notoriously lethal illness, in which less than 5 percent of patients survive 5 years. Meaning about 95% of people with pancreatic cancer die from it. Continue reading