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A study found that consumption of processed meats, red meat and pork increased a persons' risk of developing cancer of the pancreas. Researchers have hypothesised that the method of preparing the meat is involved with its carcinogenic properties. Pancreatic cancer has a very poor prognosis due to its often late presentation, with 5% survival after 5 years.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes
About: Pancreatic cancer link to processed meats
Date: 5 October 2005
Author: Robert Preidt
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