Pancreas 2021 Jun 19. Epub 2021 Jun 19.
From the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, New York, NY Division of Gastroenterology, St Luke's University Health Network, Allentown, PA Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Division of Gastroenterology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
Objectives: Data from the International Cancer of the Pancreas Screening Consortium studies have demonstrated that screening for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma can be effective and that surveillance improves survival in high-risk individuals. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and cross-sectional imaging are both used, although there is some suggestion that EUS is superior. Demonstration of the cost-effectiveness of screening is important to implement screening in high-risk groups. Read More