Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection Clinic
The Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection Clinic provides comprehensive risk assessment, education, and screening for patients at increased risk of pancreas cancer. Our multidisciplinary expert team of genetic counselors, nurse practitioners, and physicians work together to create a personalized care plan for each patient. Patients with an increased risk can have a consultative visit at the Pancreas Cancer Early Detection Clinic by James Farrell, MBChB, and Susan Chmael, APRN.
Who is at Increased Risk of Pancreas Cancer
- Strong family history of pancreatic cancer: 2 or more family members have a history of pancreatic cancer.
- Genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer: Inherited susceptibility secondary to BRCA1, BRCA2, ATM, PALB2, p16/CDKN2A (FAMMM Syndrome), Lynch Syndrome (HNPCC), and Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (STK11).
- Hereditary Pancreatitis: Chronic pancreatitis that occurs with genetic predispositions: PRSS1, PRSS2, CTRC, and SPINK1.
What to Expect from your Appointment
Available High-Risk Pancreas Cancer Surveillance Studies
Clinic Hours and Location
Current Approaches to Pancreas Cancer Screening
- Pancreas Cancer Screening Guideline
- Current Approaches to Pancreas Cancer Screening Video
- Dr. James Farrell speaks to CBS about Early Detection