TITLE

Risk Factors and Early Diagnosis in Pancreatic Carcinoma

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, J. E.; Martyak, S. N.
PUB. DATE
March 1977
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1977, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case is reported of pancreatic carcinoma recognized four years after bile peritonitis complicated cholecystectomy. The patient possessed all the known significant risk factors associated with pancreatic carcinoma. The wider recognition of risk factors for pancreatic adenocarcinoma might lead to closer follow-up of patients with multiple factors and possibly earlier diagnosis and treatment leading to increased survival in patients with the disease.
ACCESSION #
16443818

 

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