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5 pancreatic ca risk factors
DM
obesity
smoking
low socioeconomic status
african american male
1 year survival for pancreatic ca is ___%
5 year survival for pancreatic ca is ___%
20
5
3 reasons pancreatic ca is so deadly
late occurrence of symptoms
bad location for surgery
aggressive cancer
top 3 symptoms for pancreatic ca in head of pancreas
weight loss
jaundice
pain
top 3 symptoms for pancreatic ca in body/tail
weight loss
pain
nausea/weakness
T/F: FNA is required for dxing pancreatic ca
false
2 tumor markers for pancreatic ca
CA 19-9
CEA
___% of pts present with resectable pancreatic ca
10--15
only pts with ___ pancreatic ca survive 5 years
resectable
visceral mets from pancreas go to ___
liver
2 histological kinds of pancreatic ca
most pancreatic ca is ___.
exocrine
endocrine
exocrine
2 kinds of exocrine pancreatic ca
most pancreatic ca is ___
solid
cystic
solid
Whipple procedure is aka ___
pancreaticoduodenectomy
5 year survival after whipple is ___%
this is because of ___.
20
ca relapse
2 vessels which commonly complicate resection
SMA
celiac trunk
US study found that ___ was effective adjuvant tx
european study found that ___ was.
chemo + rads
just chemo
___ is the chemo of choice for pancreatic ca
gemcitabine