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Digestive system cancer

Digestive system cancer: Introduction

Cancer that occurs in any part of the digestive system. The digestive system involves the tube from the mouth to the rectum (esophagus, stomach, intestines) as well as various organs the are connected to this tube such as the liver and pancreas. ...more »

Symptoms of Digestive system cancer

Treatments for Digestive system cancer

  • Treatment of digestive system cancer depends on the underlying type of cancer and the staging of the disease, as well as the age and other health problems of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Surgery - for tumor removal or relief of obstruction (esophagus, bowel etc)
    • Radiotherapy
    • Chemotherapy - if the tumor is chemo-sensitive
    • Biological therapies
  • more treatments...»

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Digestive system cancer?

Digestive system cancer: Related Patient Stories

Digestive system cancer: Deaths

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Types of Digestive system cancer

Causes of Digestive system cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Digestive system cancer

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Digestive system cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Digestive system cancer

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance....read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases....read more »

Digestive system cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Digestive system cancer

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Digestive system cancer: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Digestive system cancer

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Digestive system cancer

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Digestive system cancer: Animations

Prognosis for Digestive system cancer

Research about Digestive system cancer

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Clinical Trials for Digestive system cancer

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Digestive system cancer

Digestive system cancer: Broader Related Topics

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