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Diseases » Peritoneum cancer » Summary
 

What is Peritoneum cancer?

What is Peritoneum cancer?

A cancer of the peritoneum. The peritoneum is the internal membrane or lining of the stomach. ...more »

  • Peritoneum cancer: A condition that is characterised by the location of a malignant lesion in the perineum.

Peritoneum cancer: Introduction

Types of Peritoneum cancer:

Broader types of Peritoneum cancer:

What causes Peritoneum cancer?

Causes of Peritoneum cancer: see causes of Peritoneum cancer

What are the symptoms of Peritoneum cancer?

Symptoms of Peritoneum cancer: see symptoms of Peritoneum cancer

Can anyone else get Peritoneum cancer?

Contagion of cancer: generally not; see details in contagion of cancer.

Peritoneum cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Peritoneum cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Peritoneum cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Peritoneum cancer: Oncologist, General Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Peritoneum cancer.
Treatments for Peritoneum cancer: see treatments for Peritoneum cancer
Research for Peritoneum cancer: see research for Peritoneum cancer

Society issues for Peritoneum cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Peritoneum cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Peritoneum cancer:

  • 0.015% (1,969) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Peritoneum cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Peritoneum cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Peritoneum cancer

Main name of condition: Peritoneum cancer

Class of Condition for Peritoneum cancer: cancer

Other names or spellings for Peritoneum cancer:

peritoneal cancer

Peritoneum cancer: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Peritoneum cancer:

 

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