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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Cancer: Specifically, one that arises in the business cells of a gland.
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Adenocarcinoma: A type of cancer originated from lining membrane or grand from organs. Adeno - gland. Carcinoma - cancer of epithelial cells.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More info needed: Hello. What type of adenocarcinoma? What is the primary site?
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Advanced cancer: Adenocarcinoma is a certain type of cancer. It can occur anywhere in the body, but the common ones are colon, lung, and breast cancer. Stage ivb is an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies: It depends on their organ of origin. Adenocarcinoma of breast is much different than one arising in the colon or in the lung. Sometimes we can not fin ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Most definitely.: I hope your doctor told you how serious this is, and how important early treatment be instituted.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Depends on the location since adenocarcinomas can occur in the breast, lung, kidney, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, parotid gland, bladder, colon. So ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on stage: Depends on several factors. One of them is stage, which basically describes if the cancer is local or how far its spread. Also the primary source of t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Potentially serious: Signet ring adenocarcinoma can occur in the stomach, intestine, or in other organs. The stage of cancer is most important in terms of prognosis, and h ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Adenocarcinoma is a histologic type of cancer that can occur in many parts of the body. Surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists frequ ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Glandular tissue: Adenocarcinoma represents a significant group of malignant lesions which arise in the Lung, GI tract, breast tissue and uterus. As such we find lung ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes/No/Maybe: Adenocarcinoma is a cancer that forms glands. It's a common kind of cancer found in lots of different organs. Some may have an inherited component and ... Read More

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