How can I reduce my risk for developing pancreatic cancer?

Physicians describe the most common risk factors for pancreatic cancer (cigarette smoking, industrial chemical exposure, obesity, high fat intake, long-standing diabetes, long-standing chronic pancreatitis) and how the risk can be reduced.

They also discuss screening registries for high-risk individuals.

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