This is Dr. David
I am a cancer doctor.
chance for pancreatic cancer at your age of 47 is very low, less than 2% chance.
chance for a pancreatic head biopsy causing pancreatitis is small, less than 10% chance.
usually alcohol use or fatty meals can increase risks for pancreatitis.
autoimmune pancreatitis is rare but also a possibility.
good luck with the EUS and pancreatic biopsy.
you will do fine.
let me know if you have other questions.
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