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Cholecystokinin Effect on Pancreatic Growth and Tumors (1989)

Title:

Cholecystokinin Effect on Pancreatic Growth and Tumors

Key words:

high-fat diet, cholecystokinin

Research Institution:

Creighton University

Location:

Nebraska

Researcher:

Thomas E Adrian

Project Description:

Dr. Adrian sought to determine if a high-fat diet increases the risk of developing pancreatic cancer because it stimulates the release of cholecystokinin, an intestinal hormone which may facilitate the development of cancer.

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