Intestinal cancer, also known as the cancer of the peptic system, refers to cancer in the gastrointestinal tract. Duodenal cancer consists of cancers of the esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum. There are five types of minor intestine cancer. The kinds of cancer found in the small intestine are Adenocarcinoma, Sarcoma, Carcinoid tumors, gastrointestinal stromal tumor and Lymphoma. Adenocarcinoma, the greatest common type of minor intestine cancer, starts in the lining of the minor intestine. Most of these tumors happen in the part of the small intestine near the stomach. They may grow and block the intestine. Surgery is the most communal treatment for intestinal cancer. Oncologists perform this surgery to eliminate cancerous tumors of the small intestine.
In some cases, Whipple process and Palliative procedure may also be suitable. In advanced cases of small intestine cancer, surgery may not be an choice because the spread of the disease. Soothing surgery may be did to relieve symptoms such as pain and biliousness caused because of a tumor blocking the minor intestine.