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Recent-Onset Diabetes Linked to Poorer Survival in Pancreatic Cancer

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Patients who have had a recent diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM) and have undergone a surgical resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma may have poorer survival outcomes than those without diabetes, or those with longstanding DM, according to a recent study.

The prospective observational study looked at 296 patients. Of that group, 140 had DM—26 with longstanding disease, 99 with recent-onset DM, and 15 whose diagnosis date was unknown. Read more . . .

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