Pancreatic Cancer in Minorities

Pancreatic Cancer in Minorities

Through this project we are planning to evaluate minority patients affected by pancreatic cancer that carry genetic mutations that have been previously linked to the disease in familial studies, and those potentially at high risk of developing the disease based on family history. We are also going to study clinical characteristics such as age and stage of the disease at the time of presentation, treatment choices such as referral to surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy, and presence of other risk factors such as obesity, diabetes and smoking.

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