Early diagnosis good news for Ginsburg, experts say

Although pancreatic cancer is known to be one of the deadliest forms of the disease, the fact that Ginsburg’s tumor was caught so early bodes well for her recovery, medical  experts say.

Ginsburg had no symptoms of cancer when a lesion discovered during a routine checkup spurred doctors to conduct a CAT Scan. The test found a centimeter-sized tumor in her pancreas, catching the cancer in its early stages

Btu that early detection is key to her recovery, doctors told ABC News, noting that the low survival rate for the disease relates directly to the fact that in most cases symptoms usually go unnoticed until the cancer has spread.

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