Development of a high risk pancreatic screening clinic using 3.0 T MRI

  title={Development of a high risk pancreatic screening clinic using 3.0 T MRI},
  author={Chad A. Barnes and Elizabeth A Krzywda and Shannon Lahiff and Dena McDowell and Kathleen K Christians and Paul M. Knechtges and Parag P. Tolat and Mark D Hohenwalter and Kulwinder S Dua and Pierre-Alexandre Roger and Douglas B. Evans and Jennifer L. Geurts and Susan Tsai},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
Selective screening for pancreatic cancer (PC) has been proposed. We describe the establishment of a comprehensive multidisciplinary screening program using 3.0 T MRI. Criteria for screening included the presence of PC in: ≥ 2 first degree relatives (FDR), 1 FDR and 1 s degree relative (SDR), ≥ 3 any degree relatives (ADR), or any known hereditary cancer syndrome with increased PC risk. Imaging with 3.0 T MRI was performed routinely and endoscopic ultrasound was used selectively. Screening was… CONTINUE READING


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