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  1. Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer : a population-based study.

    Article - En anglais

    Background 

    Little is known about the etiology of cancer of the exocrine portion of the pancreas, which produces a variety of digestive enzymes.

    Smoking, certain dietary factors, and diabetes mellitus are considered to be risk factors, although the risk estimates are modest in most instances.

    A recent cohort study of patients with chronic pancreatitis indicated a ninefold to 16-fold increased risk for pancreatic cancer.

    Purpose 

    Our purpose was to evaluate the relationship between various clinical types of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Pancréas, Facteur risque, Pancréatite, Chronique, Etude cohorte, Epidémiologie, Suède, Europe, Etude longitudinale, Homme, Appareil digestif pathologie, Pancréas pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Pancreas, Risk factor, Pancreatitis, Chronic, Cohort study, Epidemiology, Sweden, Europe, Follow up study, Human, Digestive diseases, Pancreatic disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0541104

    Code Inist : 002B13C01. Création : 199501.