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Release Date: February 2004
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for pancreatic cancer.
Summary of Recommendation
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against routine screening for pancreatic cancer in asymptomatic adults using abdominal palpation, ultrasonography, or serologic markers.
Grade: D Recommendation.
Current as of February 2004
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer, Topic Page. February 2004. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspspanc.htm