What are the USPSTF and AAFP guidelines for pancreatic cancer screening?

Updated: Oct 02, 2020
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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The USPSTF found no evidence that screening for pancreatic cancer is effective in reducing mortality and recommends against routine screening in asymptomatic adults using abdominal palpation, ultrasonography, or serologic markers. [90]  The AAFP guidelines concur with the USPSTF recommendation. [91]

The USPSTF did not review the effectiveness of screening individuals at high risk for pancreatic cancer.

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