Pancreatic Cancer May be Identified by Molecular Marker From Pancreatic "Juices," Mayo Clinic Study

Published: May 21, 2013

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Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis - two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. A molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" can identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer, their study shows. The findings were being presented at Digestive Disease Week 2013 in Orlando, Fla.

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