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USPSTF Maintains Stance Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults

USPSTF Maintains Stance Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults
Adults without family history, signs or symptoms of pancreatic cancer should not be screened for the disease, according to a draft recommendation issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Tests for pancreatic cancer have limited accuracy and can be invasive, sometimes leading to pain, false-positive results, adverse reactions to anesthesia and pancreatitis. Read more . . .


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