Risk Factors

417 articles

Symptoms
June 16, 2021 • 6 Min

New-Onset Diabetes Plus Unintentional Weight Loss Emerging as an Important Clue In Earlier Detection

Dr. Brian Wolpin outlines the connection between unintentional weight loss, new-onset diabetes, and pancreatic cancer.

Symptoms
August 14, 2019 • 5 Min

The Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Connection

Professor Dr. Suresh Chari explains the link between newly on-set diabetes as an indication of pancreatic cancer. Read Dr. Chari’s findings to learn more.

Research
January 16, 2024 • 4 Min

Comprehensive Molecular Test Helps Classify Pancreatic Cysts

Dr. Aatur Singhi and colleagues are developing a test to help determine whether pancreatic cysts are likely to turn cancerous.

Research
October 12, 2017 • 5 Min

Tumor Genetics Research Brings Some Answers for Families at High Risk

Professor Gloria Peterson of the Mayo Clinic is working on tumor genetics to help make early detection of pancreatic cancer a reality.

Symptoms
July 8, 2016 • 4 Min

Understanding a Family’s Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

A tumor registry studies the genetics of pancreatic cancer to determine risk factors for families.

Symptoms
July 14, 2022 • 4 Min

New Gastrointestinal Screening Guidelines for High-Risk Patients

Get informed about the latest pancreatic cancer screening guidelines for high-risk patients from gasterenterologist Dr. Amitabh Chak.

Research
January 2, 2024 • 5 Min

Progress and Promise—Research in 2023

What advances were made in 2023 for pancreatic cancer treatments? Where is research headed in the coming year?

Treatments
January 5, 2023 • 4 Min

Screening Programs Save High-Risk People

Dr. Michael Goggins explains who should undergo regular pancreatic cancer screening and where programs can be found.

Page
October 5, 2022 • 2 Min

Diabetes

If You Have Diabetes, Are You At Risk for Pancreatic Cancer? If you are living with diabetes or prediabetes, you may have heard that there is a link between diabetes and pancreatic cancer. Please be reassured that most people with diabetes do not develop pancreatic cancer. However, it is known that almost one in four […]

Research
July 27, 2017 • 4 Min

Most Cancer Mutations Are Random DNA Mistakes

In a large study, Dr. Bert Vogelstein of Johns Hopkins found that a majority of cancers, including pancreatic cancer, are caused by random mutations of DNA.

Research
February 4, 2019 • 5 Min

Genetic Testing for All Pancreatic Cancer Patients

A study by Dr. Gloria Petersen’s research team has led to an official recommendation that all pancreatic cancer patients get genetic testing.

Symptoms
June 29, 2021 • 6 Min

Will New-Onset Diabetes Provide a Way to Detect Pancreatic Cancer Earlier?

Dr. Anirban Maitra, Dr. Suresh Chari, and others are looking at the relationship between new-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

News
March 17, 2021 • 2 Min

Let’s Learn Webinar on Symptoms on March 25th

Are you a health care professional who wants to know more about the risks, symptoms, and treatments for pancreatic cancer? Join our Symptoms webinar to learn more!

Symptoms
August 19, 2019 • 4 Min

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes you are at an increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer. Learn more about your risk by reading this story.

Research
December 3, 2020 • 7 Min

Artificial Intelligence and Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

How can AI be used in the early detection of pancreatic cancer? Dr. Michael Rosenthal reviews the current state of the field.