stomach cancer

Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the stomach

What is a well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour in the stomach? A well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) in the stomach is a type of cancer made up of specialized neuroendocrine cells. Pathologists divide well differentiated NETs of the stomach into three grades (see WHO grade below) with higher-grade tumours being associated with more aggressive behaviour and …
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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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