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Stomach: Adenocarcinoma

This article was last reviewed by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC on November 27, 2019 Quick facts: Adenocarcinoma is a type of stomach cancer. It develops from the cells that line the inside of the stomach. Pathologists divide adenocarcinoma of the stomach into two groups, intestinal type and diffuse type, based how the cancer cells …
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Hyperplastic polyp

This article was last reviewed and updated on April 26, 2018. by Shaheed Hakim, MD FRCPC Quick facts: A hyperplastic polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops in the stomach. It is called a polyp because it often sticks out of the tissue that lines the inner surface of the stomach. There are many causes …
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