Familial pancreatic cancer.

@article{Bartsch2003FamilialPC,
  title={Familial pancreatic cancer.},
  author={D-U. Bartsch},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={
          386-7
        }
}
The dismal prognosis of ductal pancreatic adenocarcinoma is mainly attributable to advanced tumor stages at the time of diagnosis. Meanwhile, familial pancreatic cancer is an established hereditary tumor entity that is responsible for approximately 3% of pancreatic cancer (PC) cases. Therefore, analysis of the family history may help to identify individuals at increased risk of developing PC. These include members of families with a history of PC as well as those of families with distinct… CONTINUE READING
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