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What is Small Intestine Cancer?

What is Small Intestine Cancer?

A relatively rare cancer of the small intestine. The small intestine forms part of the body's digestive ...more »

  • Small Intestine Cancer: Cancer of the small intestine.

Small Intestine Cancer: Introduction

Types of Small Intestine Cancer:

Broader types of Small Intestine Cancer:

How many people get Small Intestine Cancer?

Incidence (annual) of Small Intestine Cancer: 5,300 annual cases (SEER 2002 estimate)
Incidence Rate of Small Intestine Cancer: approx 1 in 51,320 or 0.00% or 5,300 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Small Intestine Cancer?

Complications of Small Intestine Cancer: see complications of Small Intestine Cancer
Deaths for Small Intestine Cancer: 1,130 estimated deaths for small intestine cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

What causes Small Intestine Cancer?

Causes of Small Intestine Cancer: see causes of Small Intestine Cancer
Risk factors for Small Intestine Cancer: see risk factors for Small Intestine Cancer

What are the symptoms of Small Intestine Cancer?

Symptoms of Small Intestine Cancer: see symptoms of Small Intestine Cancer

Complications of Small Intestine Cancer: see complications of Small Intestine Cancer

Can anyone else get Small Intestine Cancer?

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

Small Intestine Cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Small Intestine Cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Small Intestine Cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Small Intestine Cancer: Oncologist, Gastrointestinal Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Small Intestine Cancer.
Treatments for Small Intestine Cancer: see treatments for Small Intestine Cancer
Research for Small Intestine Cancer: see research for Small Intestine Cancer

Society issues for Small Intestine Cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Small Intestine Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Small Intestine Cancer:

  • 0.019% (2,375) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of small intestine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 82% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of small intestine required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of small intestine were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of small intestine were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 24% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of small intestine required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 15.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of small intestine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of small intestine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Small Intestine Cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Small Intestine Cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Small Intestine Cancer

Main name of condition: Small Intestine Cancer

Class of Condition for Small Intestine Cancer: cancer

Other names or spellings for Small Intestine Cancer:

small intestine tumor

Small Intestine Cancer: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Small Intestine Cancer:

 

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