[Epidemiology of exocrine pancreatic cancer in the Principality of Asturias, 1973-1992].


Pancreatic adenocarcinoma continues increasing in frequency, its diagnosis is usually realized very late and the results of the surgery, that is the only possibility of cure, gives often a feeling of frustration. During the period between 1973 and 1992, 1032 patients were diagnosed of pancreatic carcinoma at the different hospital institutions of our region… (More)