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Definition of «Appendix cancer»

Appendix cancer: A malignancy of the appendix, accounting for about 1 in 200 of all gastrointestinal malignancies. Although unusual, cancer of the appendix can range in type. The most common type of appendiceal cancer is carcinoid tumor with adenocarcinoma next. Tumors of the appendix often present with peritoneal seeding of the malignant cells. Advances in treatment have raised survival rates to about 80%.

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  • Survivor Story The Appendix Cancer Connection

    Appendix Cancer Connection founder's cancer story ... A 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation devoted to providing education, support and hope to those diagnosed with

  • Appendix Cancer - MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Appendix Cancer. Tumors that occur in the appendix comprise a large group of both benign and malignant diseases. Appendix cancer is extremely rare, affecting an estimated ...

  • Appendix Cancer | Cancer.Net

    In addition to Cancer.Net, there are other sources of information about this type of cancer available online. Cancer.Net maintains a list of national, not-for-profit ...

  • Appendix Cancer

    If a mass in the appendix is encountered incidentally during the course of abdominal surgery, an appendectomy is performed with frozen-section analysis of the ...

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    Appendix cancer information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.

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