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Smoking may trigger familial pancreatic cancer

A recent study claims that people smoking may trigger pancreatic cancer in those people with a family history of the disease. Thus, anyone with a family history of pancreatic cancer should make every effort to not smoke. Pancreatic cancer generally has poor prognosis (4% 5-year survival rate)

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Science Daily

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About: Smoking may trigger familial pancreatic cancer

Date: 12 November 2004

Source: Science Daily

URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/11/041108011932.htm

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