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Slovakia

Awareness

Prevalence of PC (?)

1 year prevalence 4.1% (743 cases), 3 year (1862) prevalence 7.7%, 5 year prevalence 9.5%, per 100 000.

Incidence of PC (?)

2010: 487 males (12.9 per 100 000 persons). 397 females (7.23 per 100 000 person). 884 both sexes (9.75 per 100 000 persons).1

Mortality rate of PC (?)

Mortality rate (Male): 94,4%2, 3
Mortality rate (Female): 94,2%2, 3

Age profile of patients

Incidence 2010; age specific rate x 100 0001
male 60+; 84 
female 60+; 57
male 30-59; 13
female 30-59; 6

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

Europacolon & No to cancer distribute educational leaflets in waiting rooms of GP´s and gastroenterologist followed by press conferences, articles in newspapers and published on webpage. Present also on educational seminars for our volunteers and distribution in centers for patients’ support. 

Europacolon Slovakia and “No to cancer” established centers for support on 3 main National oncological institutes in Slovakia in purpose to provide personal psychosocial support for newly diagnosed patients. From centers for patients support and helpline we collect information and point out 3 most common first signs of pancreatic cancer in Slovakia. Results have been presented on press conference and followed by recommendation for patients. Patients guide contain next steps and map of gastroenterologist centers in Slovakia.4, 5, 6, 7