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Italy

Awareness

Prevalence of PC (?)

The age-standardised prevalence rate was 5,0 per 100000 in 2018.1

Incidence of PC (?)

Age-standardised incidence rates in 2018 were 7,5 per 100000.1

Mortality rate of PC (?)

Pancreatic cancer age-standardised mortality rates were 6,6 per 100000 in 2018.1

Age profile of patients

Elderly (over 75 years old): pancreatic cancer is very rare among people under 40 years of age.2

Public campaign to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer, its signs and symptoms in your country? (past or present)

No organized national campaigns. Private no profit organizations are currently working on raising public awareness on PC.3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8