Small Intestine Cancer—Patient Version

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Small intestine cancer usually begins in an area of the intestine called the duodenum. This cancer is rarer than cancers in other parts of the gastrointestinal system, such as the colon and stomach. Explore the links on this page to learn more about small intestine cancer treatment, statistics, research, and clinical trials.


PDQ Treatment Information for Patients

Causes & Prevention

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of small intestine cancer.


NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for small intestine cancer.

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

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