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Small intestine cancer

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Small intestine cancer

Other namesSmall bowel cancer, cancer of the small bowel
SpecialtyOncology , general surgery

Your small intestine is part 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 Cancer show whether it has spread. Surgery is most common treatment. Additional options include radiation therapy, or combination.

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Histopathologic types

Malignant Tumors of Small Intestine are very rare to other Gastrointestinal organs. There have been no comprehensive studies of Small Intestinal malignancies. According to epidemiologic studies, most common malignant tumors are carcinoid and adenocarcinoma, followed in order by Gastrointestinal Stromal and malignant lymphoma. Incidence Of Small Intestinal Malignancies Is Increasing. Overall, 5 - year survival is 54 percentage ; 25 percentage adenocarcinomas, 62 percentage for lymphomas, 83 percentage for carcinoids, 45 percentage for sarcomas. Therefore, prognosis of patients Small Intestinal malignancies is poor. Author Herein Reports Histopathologies Of 41 Cases Of Malignant Tumors Of Small Intestine Among 1 312 Consecutive Pathologic Specimens Of Small Intestine. Author Retrospectively Reviews Archival 1 312 Consecutive Pathologic Specimens Of Small Intestine In Last 10 Years In Our Pathologic Laboratory In Search For Malignant Tumors Of Small Intestine. Clinical records were also review. In carcinoma cases, immunohistochemical study was perform, using DAKO Envision method, as previously describe. Antibodies Employed Were Anti - Cytokeratin, Anti - Cytokeratin, Anti - P53 Protein And Anti - Ki - 67 Antigen. In cases of malignant lymphoma, antibodies used were anti - cytokeratin, anti - cytokeratin, CD3, CD10, CD30, CD45, CD45RO, CD79, CD56, CD57, kappa light chain, lambda light chain, p53 protein, and Ki - 67 antigen. In Carcinoid cases, antibodies were anti - cytokeratin, - cytokeratin, carcinoembryonic antigen, chromogranin, synaptophysin, neuron - specific enolase, CD56, and glucagon. In Gastrointestinal tumor cases, antibodies were KIT, PDGFRA, CD34, vimentin, desmin, - smooth muscle actin, s100 protein, p53 protein, and Ki - 67 antigen. In lymphoma, WHO was adopt.

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What Treatments Are Available?

Which treatment your doctor recommends will depend on number of things, like what type of cancer it is and whether it has spread. Surgery is most common treatment. Your surgeon may remove part of small intestine that contains cancer. Or they may do abypassa surgery so that food can go around tumor that ca be remove. Even if your doctor takes out all of cancer during surgery, they may still suggest radiation therapy. This uses high - energy X - rays kill cancer cells. They might also offer chemotherapy. These are drugs you take by or through IV tube. They, too, kill cancer or stop them from growing. Number Of New Therapies Are Being Test, As Well. Talk to your doctor you are interested in taking part in one of these clinical trials before, during, or after your treatment.

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