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Multimedia: UVM Professor Speaks to WCAX about Pancreatic Cancer

WCAX interviews associate professor Dr. Rick Zubarik about the effect of obesity on survival rates with pancreatic cancer. With only five percent of patients with this type of cancer living up to five years, he explains that obesity can negatively affect survival time. The interview also highlights Zubarik’s research on developing early diagnosis techniques for pancreatic cancer, which has already made significant progress. Watch and read the story…