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rufusthedog
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Pancreatic Cancer Screening

Postby rufusthedog » Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:09 pm

Hello,

I was wondering if anybody has been advised on pancreatic cancer screening. I have heard mixed things. I am a carrier of BRCA + pancreatic cancer runs in my family even among people without BRCA. I went to a gastrointerologist who specializes in pancreatic cancer and he said I should start yearly CT's 10 years before the age of the youngest person in my family diagnosed with PC (something like that, not sure if I remembered 100% correctly). Have any other family members out there sought advice on this?

PCUK Nurse Nicola
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Re: Pancreatic Cancer Screening

Postby PCUK Nurse Nicola » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:23 pm

Hi Rufus,

welcome to the forum. Rufus I am going to email you directly with some further information regarding the Europac study based in Liverpool. I do hope that is okay and the information is helpful.
Kind Regards
Nicci

Nicci Murphy
Pancreatic Cancer Nurse Specialist
Support Team
0808 801 0707
nurse@pancreaticcancer.org.uk