Although rare, pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of the disease, simply because it’s often diagnosed too late. One of the most important clinical goals, therefore, is to identify people at highest risk for developing pancreatic cancer and screen them before they develop symptoms and their illness progresses.
But unlike many other forms of the disease, pancreatic cancer has no predominant risk factor. So how can doctors determine who needs proactive screening? Read more . . .