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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Vasen, Hans; Ibrahim, Isaura; Ponce, Carmen Guillen; Slater, Emily P; Matthäi, Elvira; Carrato, Alfredo; Earl, Julie; Robbers, Kristin; van Mil, Anneke M; Potjer, Thomas; Bonsing, Bert A; de Vos Tot Nederveen Cappel, Wouter H; Bergman, Wilma; Wasser, Martin; Morreau, Hans; Klöppel, Günter; Schicker, Christoph; Steinkamp, Martin; Figiel, Jens; Esposito, Irene; Mocci, Evelina; Vazquez-Sequeiros, Enrique; Sanjuanbenito, Alfonso; Muñoz-Beltran, Maria; Montans, José; Langer, Peter; Fendrich, Volker;...    »
 
Title:
Benefit of Surveillance for Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Individuals: Outcome of Long-Term Prospective Follow-Up Studies From Three European Expert Centers. 
Abstract:
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) has a poor prognosis. Hereditary factors play a role in the development of PDAC in 3% to 5% of all patients. Surveillance of high-risk groups, may facilitate detection of PDAC at an early stage. The aim of this study was to assess whether surveillance aids detection of early-stage PDAC or precursor lesions (PRLs) and improves the prognosis.Screening outcomes were collected from three European centers that conduct prospective screening in high-risk groups i...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Clin Oncol 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
17 
Pages contribution:
2010-9 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
0732-183X 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie