Small bowel (small intestine)
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● 2% of malignancies of GI tract occur in small bowel
● 5,000 cancers and 1,200 deaths per year in US
● Most tumors are adenocarcinomas, often associated with adenomas
● Metastases to liver, peritoneal surfaces, regional lymph nodes
End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Carcinoma > General
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