What is duodenal cancer?

Duodenal Cancer is cancer that starts in the duodenum.The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. It is located between the stomach and the jejunum. After foods combine with stomach acid, they descend into the duodenum where they mix with bile from the gall bladder and digestive juices from the pancreas.

Patients with duodenal cancer may experience abdominal pain, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, and chronic GI bleeding.

Duodenal cancer on Wikipedia

 

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