ICARE Social Media Post July 2022

Pancreatic Cancer Screening

A recent study found that earlier diagnosis improved survival in people at high risk of pancreatic cancer.
High risk was defined based on:
family history and/or
inherited gene mutation (BRCA1, BRCA2, CDKN2A, Lynch Syndrome genes, PALB2, ATM, and STK11)
Read the article at the link: https://ascopost.com/news/june-2022/outcomes-of-pancreas-surveillance-in-the-caps5-study-and-total-caps-cohort/
Reference: Dbouk, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Jun 15:JCO2200298. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.00298. PMID: 35704792.

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