Pancreatic Cancer Causes & Risk Factors

How does age affect the risk of pancreatic cancer?

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  • AJohn A. Chabot, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, answered on behalf of Columbia University Department of Surgery

    The risk of developing pancreatic cancer increases after age 50. Most patients are between the ages of 60 and 80 at the time of diagnosis.

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