invasive adenocarcinoma

Invasive adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum

What is invasive adenocarcinoma? Invasive adenocarcinoma is the most common type of colon cancer. It starts from the glands normally found on the inside surface of the colon. Any part of the colon, from the cecum to the rectum, can be involved. In many cases, this type of cancer starts in a pre-cancerous condition called …
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Adenocarcinoma of the stomach

What is adenocarcinoma of the stomach? Adenocarcinoma is a type of stomach cancer. The tumour starts from the cells that line the inside of the stomach. In many cases, adenocarcinoma starts from a pre-cancerous condition called intestinal metaplasia. Intestinal metaplasia occurs when tissue that lines the inside of the stomach becomes damaged and is replaced …
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Adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What is colorectal adenocarcinoma? Colorectal adenocarcinoma is the most common type of colon cancer. It …
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