Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

  title={Pancreatic adenocarcinoma},
  author={G. Bond-Smith and Neal Banga and T. Hammond and C. Imber},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • G. Bond-Smith, Neal Banga, +1 author C. Imber
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • In 2008, an estimated 217 000 new cases of pancreatic cancer were diagnosed worldwide, and in the UK 8000 new cases of pancreatic cancer are reported every year. 5 6 Worldwide, pancreatic cancer is 13th in incidence but 8th in terms of cancer death. In the UK, pancreatic cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer death in both sexes, despite being only the 11th most common cancer overall. This is largely due to red flag symptoms usually appearing only once the disease has progressed to… CONTINUE READING
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