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Steve Jobs’ death has instantaneously raised the public’s awareness of pancreatic cancer.

Other notables have lost the battle against pancreatic cancer, including Patrick Swayze in 2009, legendary saxophonist James Moody last year, and former civil rights leader Reverend James Bevel this year. It was once rumored that Aretha Franklin suffered from pancreatic cancer before she publicly debunked the claims.

However, now pancreatic cancer has the world’s ear.

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