Pesquisa de lesiones premalignas y cáncer temprano de páncreas en población de alto riesgo

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Pancreatic cancer is the tenth most common cancer in men and the eighth most common in women, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths, being responsible for about 7% of all cancer-related deaths. [1] Approximately 75% of all pancreatic carcinomas occur within the head or neck of the pancreas, 15-20% occur in the body of the pancreas, and 5-10% occur in the tail. See the image below.

Pancreatic cancer is the tenth most common cancer in men and the eighth most common in women, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths, being responsible for about 7% of all cancer-related deaths. [1] Approximately 75% of all pancreatic carcinomas occur within the head or neck of the pancreas, 15-20% occur in the body of the pancreas, and 5-10% occur in the tail at chronicparadise.

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