Small Intestine Cancer

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Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging TOPICS

Can small intestine adenocarcinoma be found early?

If a person is genetically predisposed to develop small intestine adenocarcinoma, tests such as endoscopy can be done to find it early. These tests are discussed in detail in the next section. If someone with a genetic predisposition has symptoms of small intestinal adenocarcinoma (see the next section), they should be tested immediately.


Last Medical Review: 02/04/2013
Last Revised: 02/14/2014