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Could Opioids Account for the Rise of Pancreatic Cancer?

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This study builds on recent population based studies where opium use was found to be possible risk factor for pancreatic cancer.

Although opium use is not a common recreational habit in the United States, opioid use has been rising remarkably over the past decade. In fact, opioid misuse and overdose have evolved into a public health crisis here with increasing opioid prescription use and abuse over the past decade. Read more . . . 


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