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New-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus--A high-risk group suitable for the screening of pancreatic cancer?

Authors
  • Illés, Dóra1
  • Terzin, Viktória1
  • Holzinger, Gábor1
  • Kosár, Klára1
  • Róka, Richárd1
  • Zsóri, Gábor1
  • Ábrahám, György1
  • Czakó, László2
  • 1 First Department of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary. , (Hungary)
  • 2 First Department of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Hungary)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pancreatology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
2016
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
266–271
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.pan.2015.12.005
PMID: 26777407
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The prevalence of pancreatic cancer in patients with new-onset type-2 diabetes is significantly higher than that in the general population and screening is beneficial for detecting PaC in this patient population. CA 19-9 and US is not reliable screening modality for pancreatic cancer screening in this population.

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