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Small Intestinal Cancer

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Your small intestine is of your digestive system. It is long tube that connects your stomach to your large intestine. Intestinal Cancer is rare, but eating high - fat diet or having Crohn's disease, celiac disease, or history of colonic polyps can increase your risk. Abdominal pain Weight loss for no reason Blood in stool lump in abdomen Imaging tests that create pictures of small intestine and area around it can help diagnose Intestinal and show whether it has spread. Surgery is most common treatment. Additional options include radiation therapy, or combination.

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What Treatments Are Available?

Surgery is most common treatment for small intestine cancer. One of following types of surgery may be done after doctor removes all cancer that can be seen at time of surgery, Some patients may be given radiation therapy after surgery to kill any cancer cells that are leave. Treatment given after surgery, to lower risk that cancer will come back, is called adjuvant therapy. Chemotherapy is cancer treatment that uses drugs to stop growth cancer cells, either by killing cells or by stopping them from dividing. When chemotherapy is taken by mouth or injected into vein or muscle, drugs enter bloodstream and can reach cancer cells throughout body. When chemotherapy is placed directly into cerebrospinal fluid, organ, or body cavity such as abdomen, drugs mainly affect cancer cells in those areas. Way Chemotherapy Is Given Depends On Type And Stage Of Cancer Being Treat.

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Diagnosing small intestine cancer

Types of cancer found in small intestine are adenocarcinoma, sarcoma, carcinoid tumors, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, and lymphoma. This summary discusses and leiomyosarcoma. Adenocarcinoma starts in glandular cells in lining of small intestine and is most common type of small intestine cancer. Most of these tumors occur in part of small intestine near stomach. They may grow block intestine. Leiomyosarcoma starts in smooth muscle cells of small intestine. Most of these tumors in part of small intestine near large intestine. See following PDQ summaries for information on small intestine Cancer:

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