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The risk of pancreatic cancer in symptomatic patients in primary care: a large case-control study using electronic records.

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BACKGROUND: Over 8000 new pancreatic cancers are diagnosed annually in the UK; most at an advanced stage, with only 3% 5-year survival. We aimed to identify and quantify the risk of pancreatic cancer for features in primary care. METHODS: A case-control study using electronic primary care records identified and quantified the features of pancreatic cancer. Cases, aged ≥40 in the General Practice Research Database, UK, with primary pancreatic cancer were matched with controls on age, sex and p...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.190

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cancer
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
106
Issue:
12
Pages:
1940-1944
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:b96a7671-55a6-4b4e-82c8-3c5a268b839a
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335180
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pubs:335180

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