Identification of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma due to inheritable mutation: Challenges of daily clinical practice
Alexander JP Fulton, Angela Lamarca, Christina Nuttall, Lynne McCallum, Rille Pihlak, Mairéad G McNamara, Richard A Hubner, Juan W Valle, Department of Medical Oncology, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester M204BX, United Kingdom
Derek O’Reilly, Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgical Department, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester M13 9WL, United Kingdom
Fiona Lalloo, Tara Clancy, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester M13 9WL, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Fulton AJ and Lamarca A contributed equally to this work; Valle JW and Lamarca A were involved in the project design; Fulton AJ, Lamarca A and Clancy T were involved in data collection and analysis; Fulton AJ and Lamarca A were involved in manuscript drafting; all authors were involved in result interpretation and were involved in final approval of manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Angela Lamarca, MD, MSc, PhD, Consultant Medical Oncologist / Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Oncology, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Division of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 30, 2018
Peer-review started: August 30, 2018
First decision: October 26, 2018
Revised: December 6, 2018
Accepted: January 10, 2019
Article in press: January 10, 2019
Published online: February 15, 2019