Pancreatic Cancer in Primary Sjögren’s Patient Supports Broader Monitoring

Pancreatic Cancer in Primary Sjögren’s Patient Supports Broader Monitoring

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Pancreatic Cancer in Primary Sjögren’s Patient Supports Broader Monitoring

A rare case of pancreatic cancer was reported in a 59-year-old woman two years after she was diagnosed with primary Sjögren’s syndrome. While primary Sjögren’s has been extensively linked to a higher risk of blood cancers, fewer studies have described a potential link with solid cancers. This case supports the importance of monitoring Sjögren’s patients not only for blood cancers, but also for some solid tumors in exocrine glands — glands that secrete substances and which are mainly…

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