Type 2 diabetes mellitus and pancreatic cancer.

Abstract

Tumorigenesis of pancreatic cancer (PC) and the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) are emerging as intertwined pathways. As the operative morbidity and mortality of pancreatectomy has improved, incidence has increased and survival has remained mostly unchanged. The diagnosis of DM2 suggests pancreatic dysfunction and possible early… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.suc.2013.02.003

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