Screening and surgical outcomes of familial pancreatic cancer

Surg Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;93(3):629-45. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2013.02.002. Epub 2013 Apr 13.

Abstract

This article reviews the genetics and incipient pathology of familial pancreatic cancer and the screening modalities in current use, and summarizes the outcomes of reported screening programs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma* / diagnosis
  • Adenocarcinoma* / genetics
  • Adenocarcinoma* / surgery
  • Carcinoma* / diagnosis
  • Carcinoma* / genetics
  • Carcinoma* / surgery
  • Early Detection of Cancer*
  • Genetic Markers
  • Humans
  • Pancreatectomy*
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / genetics
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms* / surgery
  • Precancerous Conditions / diagnosis
  • Precancerous Conditions / genetics
  • Precancerous Conditions / pathology
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Genetic Markers

Supplementary concepts

  • Pancreatic carcinoma, familial