Screening of High-Risk Families for Pancreatic Cancer

@article{Grocock2009ScreeningOH,
  title={Screening of High-Risk Families for Pancreatic Cancer},
  author={C. Grocock and M. Harcus and J. Neoptolemos},
  journal={Pancreatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={215 - 222}
}
Purpose of Review: To discuss how to recognise and manage high-risk individuals. Recent Findings: Publication of initial results of screening for pancreatic cancer from US centres. Several masses and premalignant lesions have been detected, but the detection of the first pancreatic cancer through an organised study of screening has yet to be published. There has been progress in risk stratification; the role of diabetes in predisposing for cancer has been characterised and molecular modalities… Expand
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