Did You Know?
January 7, 2021
According to the Cancer Patients Alliance, between 20 and 30 percent of pancreatic cancer cases are believed to be attributable to smoking.
Other forms of consuming tobacco, including smokeless forms like chewing tobacco, also are associated with increasing a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer, which the World Cancer Research Fund notes is the 12th most commonly occurring cancer in men and the 11th most commonly occurring cancer in women. Men once accounted for a significant portion of pancreatic cancer cases, but estimates from the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation indica...