Can Small Intestine Adenocarcinoma Be Found Early?

If a person is predisposed genetically 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, they should be tested immediately.

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