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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

Curative surgery is the primary modality for treating small intestine cancers, in combination with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Indications

Surgery

Contraindications

  • Surgery is usually reserved for patients with resectable tumors.[5]
  • Tumors for which surgery can not be done, palliative surgery is another option.

References

  1. Higashi D, Ishibashi Y, Tamura T, Nii K, Egawa Y, Koga M, Tomiyasu T, Harimura T, Tanaka R, Futatsuki R, Noda S, Futami K, Maekawa T, Takaki Y, Hirai F, Matsui T (August 2010). "Clinical features of and chemotherapy for cancer of the small intestine". Anticancer Res. 30 (8): 3193–7. PMID 20871040.
  2. Talamonti MS, Goetz LH, Rao S, Joehl RJ (May 2002). "Primary cancers of the small bowel: analysis of prognostic factors and results of surgical management". Arch Surg. 137 (5): 564–70, discussion 570–1. PMID 11982470.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Dabaja BS, Suki D, Pro B, Bonnen M, Ajani J (August 2004). "Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel: presentation, prognostic factors, and outcome of 217 patients". Cancer. 101 (3): 518–26. doi:10.1002/cncr.20404. PMID 15274064.
  4. Coco C, Rizzo G, Manno A, Mattana C, Verbo A (April 2010). "Surgical treatment of small bowel neoplasms". Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 14 (4): 327–33. PMID 20496543.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel - Surgical Treatment - NCBI Bookshelf".

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