Pancreatic carcinoma.

  title={Pancreatic carcinoma.},
  author={T. W. Klamer and Martin H. Max},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={75 7},
This retrospective review of 33 consecutive patients with cancer of the pancreas was undertaken to investigate epidemiologic factors, presenting symptoms, diagnostic methods, site and extent of cancer, treatment approaches, and survival data. The most frequent presenting complaint, reported by 23 patients (70%), was abdominal pain. Diagnosis was established by radiography or radionuclide scanning in 11 patients (33%). Nine patients (27%) were inoperable. One patient (3%) received resection in… CONTINUE READING


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