• Posts Tagged ‘Pancreatic Cancer’

    Pancreatic Cancer

    by  • 27/05/2013 • Oncology

       Major source of mortality in developed world.  Incidence is 9/100,000 and rising  More common in men of African Caribbean descent.  RFs: smoking, high meat/fat diet, old age  Histopathology: most primary malignant tumours of pancreas are adenocarcinoma.  60% located in head of pancreas (p/c = obstructive jaundice), 25%...

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