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What is gastrointestinal cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: GI cancers

Occur in the tubes and organs associated with digestion and elimination.
It begins at the esphagus, then stomach, small gut (duodenum, jejunum, ileum), then colon and rectum & anus. The pancreas and bile ducts, gall bladder included. The derangements causing cancers can cause these organs to malfunction, and the cells populate other organs.

In brief: GI cancers

Occur in the tubes and organs associated with digestion and elimination.
It begins at the esphagus, then stomach, small gut (duodenum, jejunum, ileum), then colon and rectum & anus. The pancreas and bile ducts, gall bladder included. The derangements causing cancers can cause these organs to malfunction, and the cells populate other organs.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Cancer in stomc/intn

Cancer from the level of entry of food into body until it exits as poop.

In brief: Cancer in stomc/intn

Cancer from the level of entry of food into body until it exits as poop.
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