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USPSTF Maintains Stance Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults

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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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