A family history of pancreatic cancer

Rajesh N. Keswani, Amy Noffsinger, Irving Waxman*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Background: A 65-year-old white male with a family history of pancreatic cancer and a personal history of two episodes of acute pancreatitis was referred to our department in January 2005 by his primary-care physician for an assessment of his pancreatic cancer risk. Investigations: Physical exam, laboratory investigations, CT scan, endoscopic ultrasonography, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Diagnosis: Familial pancreatic cancer Management: Subtotal pancreatectomy, referral to genetic counselor, and continued surveillance

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)586-591
Number of pages6
JournalNature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume3
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

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