American gastroenterological association medical position statement: epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Gastroenterology. 1999 Dec;117(6):1463-84. doi: 10.1016/s0016-5085(99)70297-0.


This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on the Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. It was approved by the Clinical Practice and Practice Economics Committee in March 1999 and by the AGA Governing Board in May 1999.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma* / diagnosis
  • Adenocarcinoma* / epidemiology
  • Adenocarcinoma* / surgery
  • Adenocarcinoma* / therapy
  • Humans
  • Pancreatic Ducts*
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / epidemiology
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / surgery
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / therapy