A population-based description of familial clustering of pancreatic cancer.

@article{Shirts2010APD,
  title={A population-based description of familial clustering of pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Brian H. Shirts and Randall W. Burt and Sean J. Mulvihill and Lisa A. Cannon-Albright},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 9},
  pages={
          812-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Several familial pancreatic cancer syndromes have been identified. However, the prevalence of familial pancreatic cancers in the general population has not been well defined. METHODS We linked pancreatic cancer cases, identified through the Utah Cancer Registry, to the Utah Population Database, which contains genealogic data from Utah pioneers and their descendants. This database includes 1411 pancreatic adenocarcinoma cases with 3 or more generations of Utah pioneer… CONTINUE READING
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