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Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer

There is no way to know for sure if you're going to get pancreatic cancer, and there is no known way to prevent it. Certain factors can make you more likely to get this type of cancer than another person. Some risk factors, such as age or family history, are out of your control. Other risk factors, such as smoking and diet, can be controlled. The most common risk factors for pancreatic cancer include:

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