Past medical history and pancreatic cancer risk: Results from a multicenter case-control study.

@article{Maisonneuve2010PastMH,
  title={Past medical history and pancreatic cancer risk: Results from a multicenter case-control study.},
  author={Patrick Maisonneuve and Albert B. Lowenfels and H. Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita and Parviz Ghadirian and Peter Adrian Baghurst and Witold A. Zatoński and Anthony B. Miller and Eric J Duell and Paolo Boffetta and Peter Boyle},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={92-8}
}
PURPOSE To investigate risk factors that may be linked to pancreatic cancer. METHODS We designed a multicenter population-based case-control (823 cases, 1679 control patients) study with data collection by using a common protocol and questionnaire. Participating centers were located in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Poland. RESULTS After adjustment for confounding factors, a positive history of pancreatitis was associated with pancreatic cancer (odds ratio [OR], 4.68; 95… CONTINUE READING
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