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Is it possible to have gastric adenocarcinoma cancer at the age of 16?

Is it possible to have gastric adenocarcinoma cancer at the age of 16?

It is not comon: To have cancer in adolescence: lymphoma, leukemia, testis and bony tumors osteo- and ewings sarcoma. Brain tumors too. These i've seen, heard ofand treated. I guess it is possible to have gastric adeno in adolescence...I've never seen or heard of it. ...Read more

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Adenocarcinoma (Definition)

Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and include the common types colon, lung, ...Read more


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Gastric adenocarcinoma w/ lymph node involvement---- 9 out of 26 tested positive. Are there options after the gastrectomy for 87yr old or too risky?

Gastric adenocarcinoma w/ lymph node involvement---- 9 out of 26 tested positive. Are there options after the gastrectomy for 87yr old or too risky?

Possibly: Options for postoperative treatment generally include chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. While many 87 year-olds will have difficulty tolerating these treatments, everyone is different. Some elderly patients who have a good performance status and few comorbidities can tolerate aggressive treatments. ...Read more

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87 yr old dad w/ gastric adenocarcinoma stage 2-3 no spread. Top surg/onco says resection but my brother says holistic way w/ no surgery/chemo/rad?

87 yr old dad w/  gastric adenocarcinoma stage 2-3  no spread. Top surg/onco says resection but my brother says holistic way w/ no surgery/chemo/rad?

Depends: If the patient is active and healthy adult with an excellent performance status without metastatic disease. Surgery may be curative. It may be palliative if there is obstruction to passage of food. If the disease is very advanced and the patient is very sick it may reasonable to consider hospice care. The ideal choice would "not to prolong the suffering of the patient and family. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms adenocarcinoma of stomach and how detected?

What are the symptoms adenocarcinoma of stomach and how detected?

Variable ,EGD/biopsy: Symptoms will vary- from being asymptomatic with only some stomach discomfort, bloathing, upset stomach, to early satiety ( feeling full easily even with a very little food), nasuea, vomiting, severe pain, obstruction, weight loss, vomiting blood etc. It is detected by doing an upper endoscopy and biopsy to the lesion on the stomach. Once diagnosis is made- some imaging need to be done for staging. ...Read more

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How fast do adenocarcinomas grow?

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 find their primary origin...So called adenocarcinoma of unknown primary(acup) which has once of the worst outcomes and it causes serious trouble in 4-6 months. If you can tell us your complete history, i can be more exact in my response. ...Read more

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How serious is signet cell adenocarcinoma?

How serious is signet cell adenocarcinoma?

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 how serious a cancer is. However, signet ring carcinomas are generally more aggressive than non-signet ring adenocarcinomas. ...Read more

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How do you get adenocarcinoma is it hereditory?

How do you get adenocarcinoma is it hereditory?

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 others not. Depends on the organ and family history. Best to you. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: adenocarcinoma?

What is the definition or description of: adenocarcinoma?

From a gland: Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and include the common types colon, lung, prostate and breast cancers. ...Read more

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What organs and tissues can be affected by adenocarcinoma?

Almost all of them: From top to bottom, here is a sample: salivary glands, thyroid, lungs, esophagus, stomach, breast(s), pancreas, intestines, biliary system, ovaries and peritoneum, prostate, uterus, adrenal glands, other glands, skin glands. Secondarily advanced adenocarcinoma from any origin may spread to other locations too: brain, liver, lungs, bone, skin, lymph nodes. ...Read more

Gastric (Definition)

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