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What is adenocarcinoma?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Cancer: Specifically, one that arises in the business cells of a gland.
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Adenocarcinoma: A type of cancer originated from lining membrane or grand from organs. Adeno - gland. Carcinoma - cancer of epithelial cells.

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What are the causes of adenocarcinomas?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Depends: Depends on the location since adenocarcinomas can occur in the breast, lung, kidney, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, parotid gland, bladder, colon. So difficult to answer but lung, pancreas, kidney, esophagus and bladder linked to smoking. Hope this helps.

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