Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients

April 8, 2015 4:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pancreatic cancer remains a "silent killer" because it is typically discovered too late for treatment to be very effective.

Now, a small new study hints -- but cannot prove -- that using MRIs to screen people at high genetic risk for the disease might help spot tumors early.

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