Diabetes mellitus and risk of pancreatic cancer: A meta-analysis of cohort studies

19 Sep 2011Qiwen Ben, Maojin Xu, Xiaoyan Ning, Jun Liu, Shangyou Hong, Wen Huana, b, Huagao Zhang, Zhaoshen Li

Findings from this meta-analysis strongly support that diabetes is associated with an increased risk of PaC in both males and females and that DM is both an early manifestation and an etiologic factor of pancreatic cancer.

Meta Analysis
1 effect

Reported Outcomes


Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Lymphatic system

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

High evidence