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ADVOCACY GROUP: Genetic Testing for ALL Newly Diagnosed Pancreatic Cancer

Every newly diagnosed person with pancreatic cancer (ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas) should receive genetic screening prior to beginning treatment according to a new recommendation by the nonprofit Cancer Patients Alliance through their Pancreatica.org initiative. Executive Director, Dale O’Brien, MD, reports, “there appears to be a subtype of pancreatic cancer, about 15%, that can be identified through genetic testing. The important point is that patients in this group often do

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