Pancreatic Cancer - Evaluating Susceptibility

Publication Date: November 20, 2018

Key Points

Key Points

All patients diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma should undergo assessment of risk for hereditary syndromes known to be associated with an increased risk for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
  • Assessment of risk should include a comprehensive review of family history of cancer.

Assessment

...essment

...ical evaluations of people (with or without pancr...


Individuals with a family history of panc...


...evaluation should be conducted in conjunction wit...


...gnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma s...


...ndividual with a cancer diagnosis is ofte...


...netic testing in a patient with pancreatic cancer...


...ve been linked to risk for pancreatic canc...


...ic cancer surveillance can be considered for i...


...s not yet consensus on pathologic ta...


...risks of surveillance including the...


...is currently a lack of consensus re...


...1. Genes Associated with Increased Ri...