“If current trends persist, the incidence rate of pancreatic cancer in younger women is estimated to be 400% that of men by 2040,” said investigator Yazan Abboud, MD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Pancreaticobiliary Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in Los Angeles. Read more . . .
A “potentially alarming” trend is being seen in the increasing incidence of pancreatic cancer among younger women relative to younger men, according to researchers who presented population-based data at the 2021 annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.