Small intestine cancer medical therapy

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Qurrat-ul-ain Abid, M.D.[2], Parminder Dhingra, M.D. [3]

Overview

Best treatment for cure small intestine cancer is surgical resection with combination of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. If tumor is not curable palliative surgery may be done. Chemotherapy is used to reduce the likelihood of metastasis, shrink tumor size, and slow tumor growth. Chemotherapy is often applied after surgery (adjuvant), before surgery (neo-adjuvant), or as primary therapy if surgery is not indicated (palliative). Other therapies include radiation and support therapies.

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Chemotherapy

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References

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  3. Overman MJ, Kopetz S, Lin E, Abbruzzese JL, Wolff RA (May 2010). "Is there a role for adjuvant therapy in resected adenocarcinoma of the small intestine". Acta Oncol. 49 (4): 474–9. doi:10.3109/02841860903490051. PMID 20397775.
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