Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Introduction
Gastrointestinal neoplasm: A growth or excessive proliferation of cells in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract which includes the esophagus, intestine, pharynx and stomach. The growth may be benign or malignant. The symptoms are determined by the size, location and stage of the tumor.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Gastrointestinal neoplasm is available below.
Symptoms of Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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symptoms of Gastrointestinal neoplasm
Treatments for Gastrointestinal neoplasm
- Specific treatment depends on the type, location and staging of the cancer, as well as the age and other health problems that the patient might have. Treatments include:
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Gastrointestinal neoplasm?
Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Complications
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Causes of Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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Disease Topics Related To Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Gastrointestinal neoplasm
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable...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.
The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria...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 kill the "good" bacteria...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 ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
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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 variety of symptoms (see ...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the...read more »
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Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Animations
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Research about Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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Clinical Trials for Gastrointestinal neoplasm
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Gastrointestinal neoplasm include:
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Clinical Trials for Gastrointestinal neoplasm
Gastrointestinal neoplasm: Broader Related Topics
Types of Gastrointestinal neoplasm
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