Pancreatic cancer. The dismal disease.


Pancreatic cancer, the fourth commonest cause of death in the United States, has a very poor prognosis, is increasing in incidence, and, in most cases, is not detected before it has spread beyond the pancreas. Partial, or total, pancreatectomy has increased five-year survival in only a small fraction of cases. New techniques are helpful in earlier diagnosis… (More)


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@article{Fitzgerald1976PancreaticCT, title={Pancreatic cancer. The dismal disease.}, author={Peter Fitzgerald}, journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine}, year={1976}, volume={100 10}, pages={513-5} }