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Family history of cancer and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the Pancreatic Cancer Cohort Consortium (PanScan).

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A family history of pancreatic cancer has consistently been associated with increased risk of pancreatic cancer. However, uncertainty remains about the strength of this association. Results from previous studies suggest a family history of select cancers (i.e., ovarian, breast and colorectal) could also be associated, although not as strongly, with increased risk of pancreatic cancer. We examined the association between a family history of 5 types of cancer (pancreas, prostate, ovarian, breas...

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10.1002/ijc.25148

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Journal:
International journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
127
Issue:
6
Pages:
1421-1428
Publication date:
2010-09-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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73383
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2012-12-19

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