RoC77 wrote:I heard pancreatic cancer is diagnosed late because it usually shows symptoms in it's late stages so it has a high mortality rate.
Usually true, but in his case it was caught super early. If he'd decided to undergo treatment when they first discovered it then the expected survival rate is over a decade.
Instead he tried to treat it with some hippie fruit juice diet. By the time he realized that there have been no peer-reviewed double-blind studies to verify the efficacy of hippyism, months had gone by and the disease had progressed to the point that it could no longer be treated effectively.