TITLE

ADVANCES IN COUNSELLING AND SURVIELLANCE OF PATIENTS AT RISK FOR PANCREATIC CANCER

AUTHOR(S)
Brand, Randall E.; Lerch, Markus M.; Rubinstein, Wendy S.; Neoptolemos, John P.; Whitcomb, David C.; Hruban, Ralph H.; Brentnall, Teresa A.; Lynch, Henry T.; Canto, Marcia L.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p1460
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the risk for patients with pancreatic cancer. It has the poorest survival rate of any common malignancy. The American Cancer Society estimates 33,730 diagnoses of pancreatic cancer and 32,300 deaths. A group of pancreatologists, geneticists, surgeons, basic scientists and pathologists assembling at the symposium used an approach that formulate practice recommendations for counseling these people about individual risks and possible preventive and surveillance measures.
ACCESSION #
27148484

 

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