Intestinal is not a rare disease anymore. A major share of deaths around the world is caused due to undetected intestinal cancer. There are five types of intestinal cancers – Lymphoma, Gastrointestinal Stromal Cancer, Adenocarcinoma, Carcinoid Tumour, and Sarcoma. Patient’s diet and medical history of the family plays an important role in the development of intestinal cancer.

Risk Factors for Intestine Cancer:

  • A Diet Heavy on High-Fat Products

  • Celiac disease

  • Crohn’s disease

Symptoms of Intestine Cancer:

  • Pain in Abdomen

  • Lump in Abdomen

  • Blood in Stool

  • Weight Loss

Recommended Tests

To know whether or not surgery is required to remove the tumour, proper and timely tests & staging is important. Following tests help the doctors detect and diagnose the cancer and create a treatment plan for the patients:

  • Blood Chemistry Study

  • Physical Exam

  • Study of the Medical History of the Patient and Family

  • Upper Endoscopy

  • Capsule Endoscopy

  • Liver Function Test

  • Laparotomy

  • Biopsy

  • MRI and CAT Scans