"Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive and highly lethal form of pancreatic malignancy. The incidence of pancreatic cancer varies greatly across regions, with the highest incidence and mortality rates found in developed countries. Over 2 million people die annually due to pancreatic cancer worldwide with an increasing incidence. Deaths from pancreatic cancer rank fourth among cancer-related deaths in the United States and it is one of the common gastrointestinal malignancies. Risk factors for pancreatic cancer include, among others, high-fat diet, smoking, chronic pancreatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hereditary pancreatitis, family history of pancreatic cancer, and diabetes mellitus.
Internal Medicine Open Access journal is following a strict peer review process before publishing any article. The journal publishes all the articles in the topics of endocrinology. As pancreas is dealt under endocrinology, Internal Medicine Open Access journal is publishing the papers related to it. The articles published in Internal Medicine Open Access Journal are freely accessible for the readers.
Last date updated on June, 2014