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Causes of Adenocarcinoma

Causes of Adenocarcinoma

Adenocarcinoma is caused by chromosome defects and specific gene mutations that lead to uncontrolled growth of certain cell types, such as lung, breast, colon, prostate, and pancreas. In most cancers the specific genetic defect is not known. There are many factors that cause these changes, such as hormones, viruses, inflammation, chemicals, and radiation, in addition to as yet unidentified carcinogenic agents.

Adenocarcinoma: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Adenocarcinoma, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Adenocarcinoma:

Adenocarcinoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Adenocarcinoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Adenocarcinoma as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Adenocarcinoma as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Adenocarcinoma. Our database lists the following as having Adenocarcinoma as a complication of that condition:

Adenocarcinoma as a symptom:

Conditions listing Adenocarcinoma as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Adenocarcinoma. Our database lists the following as having Adenocarcinoma as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Adenocarcinoma:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Adenocarcinoma:

Related information on causes of Adenocarcinoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Adenocarcinoma may be found in:


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