An exploratory case-control study to detect risk factors for pancreatic cancer was conducted within a large cohort of people who had received multiphasic health checkups in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Four hundred and fifty who later developed pancreatic cancer were compared with 2687 who did not with respect to 779 characteristics recorded at the checkups.
There was strong confirmation that cigarette smoking and diabetes mellitus were associated with risk of subsequent pancreatic cancer.
Higher levels of serum iron, iron saturation and body weight were also predictive.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Pancréas, Appareil digestif pathologie, Homme, Etude cohorte, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Etude cas témoin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Pancreas, Digestive diseases, Human, Cohort study, California, United States, North America, America, Case control study
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Code Inist : 002B13C01. Création : 199406.