Diabetes mellitus, glycated haemoglobin and C-peptide levels in relation to pancreatic cancer risk; a study within the prospective EPIC cohort

Verena A. Grote, Sabine Rohrmann, Alexandra Nieters, Laure Dossus, H. Bas Bueno-De-Mesquita & Rudolf Kaaks
Background: It is a long-standing debate whether diabetes mellitus is a potentially causal risk factor for pancreatic cancer, or more likely a consequence of pancreatic tumour development. Prospective epidemiologic studies have shown variable relationships of pancreas cancer risk with pre-diagnostic[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]