Archives of General Internal Medicine

Commentary - Archives of General Internal Medicine (2021) Volume 5, Issue 7

Prognostic medicine for hereditary pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth main cause of cancer death in both men and women. However, it has the poorest prognosis of any key tumor type, with a 5-yr survival rate of roughly 5%. Cigarette smoking, enlarged body mass index, heavy alcohol use, and a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus have all been exhibited to raise risk of pancreatic cancer.

Author(s): Conanain Kinsely*

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