[Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. General characteristics].


EPIDEMIOLOGY Pancreatic carcinoma ranks fifth among the leading causes of cancer death in developed countries. Although the incidence of pancreatic cancer is about 10 per 100,000 inhabitants, the five-year overall survival is barely one to 4%. Few risk factors have been identified. Smoking increases the relative risk by 1.5, chronic pancreatitis by 26… (More)


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@article{Andr1998AdenocarcinomaOT, title={[Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. General characteristics].}, author={Thierry Andr{\'e} and Jacques Balosso and Christophe Louvet and Joseph Gligorov and Patrice Callard and Aimery de Gramont and Victor Izrael}, journal={Presse medicale}, year={1998}, volume={27 11}, pages={533-6} }