Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer, Adult

The AAFP recommends against routine screening for pancreatic cancer in asymptomatic adults using abdominal palpation, ultrasonography, or serologic markers. (2004)

(Grade: D recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspspanc.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)