Overview Of Small Intestine Cancer
Your small intestine is part of your digestive system. It is a long tube that connects your stomach to your large intestine. Small intestine cancer is rare, but eating a high-fat diet or having Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, or a history of colonic polyps can increase your risk.
Commonly Associated With
Duodenal cancer, Ileal cancer, Jejunal cancer
Symptoms Of Small Intestine Cancer
Possible signs of intestinal cancer include
- Abdominal pain
- Weight loss for no reason
- Blood in the stool
- A lump in the abdomen
Imaging tests that create pictures of the small intestine and the area around it can help diagnose this disease and show whether it has spread.
Surgery is the most common treatment. Additional options include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination.