• C. Max Schmidt


This commentary serves to: (1) draw attention to the importance of the chapter by Professor Buechler’s group; (2) reinforce the concept that identification and screening of patients with pancreatic cysts is a unique opportunity to prevent and cure pancreatic cancer through early detection and (3) review current management and anticipate future changes in management of these complex patients.


Pancreatic Cancer Kras Mutation Cystic Neoplasm Pancreatic Cyst Mural Nodule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Max Schmidt
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyIU Health Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Early Detection CenterIndianapolisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Biochemistry, and Molecular BiologyIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolisUSA

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