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intestines

[in-test-ins] the part of the digestive tract from the end of the stomach to the anus. This section digests food and absorbs nutrients, then releases the nutrients and water into the bloodstream. It includes the small intestine (small bowel), and the large intestine (large bowel), which includes the colon and rectum. See also anus, colon, digestive system, gastrointestinal tract, rectum, small intestine.

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How is small intestine adenocarcinoma treated?

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What's new in small intestine adenocarcinoma research and ...

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new in small intestine adenocarcinoma research and treatment? ...

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What are the risk factors for small intestine adenocarcinoma?

... Small intestinal adenocarcinoma becomes more common as ... then attack the
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What is a small intestine cancer?

... Most experts think that cancer of the small intestine develops much like ... Most
small intestinal cancers develop in the duodenum and the rest occur in ...

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Can small intestine adenocarcinoma be found early?

... is predisposed genetically to develop small intestine adenocarcinoma, tests ...
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How is small intestine adenocarcinoma staged?

... of the intestines along (muscularis propria), and the thin outermost layers of
connective tissue (subserosa and serosa) that cover the small intestine. ...

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Can small intestine adenocarcinoma be prevented?

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How is small intestine adenocarcinoma diagnosed?

... to suspect you have a small intestinal cancer, the ... caused by a mass in the
intestines and examine ... If your doctor suspects an intestine cancer, he or ...

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What are the key statistics about small intestine ...

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