Estimation of the Survival Benefit Obtainable From Screening for the Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer.

OBJECTIVE The chance to improve survival from pancreatic adenocarcinoma relies on early diagnosis through screening, but any screening program is subject to lead-time bias and no data are available in this regard. Aim of the present study was to evaluate the benefit obtainable from a screening program for early detection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma… CONTINUE READING