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By admin Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 03:53
Gastric/ Stomach Cancer Gastric cancer is the cancer that develops from the cells of the inner layer of the stomach. Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. The accumulation of these extra cells forms a mass of tissue called tumor. Gastric cancer refers to the cancer of the stomach only and does not include the other organs in the abdomen. Cancer can occur in any part of the stomach. Stomach cancers are of different types depending on the cells of the stomach from which they originate; such as hormone making cells, cells of the inner lining or the immunological cells of the... more
By admin Monday, February 1, 2016 - 23:03
Pancreatic Cancer   The pancreas The pancreas is part of the digestive system. It produces enzymes, which break down food so it can be absorbed and used by the body. It is a long, irregular shaped gland about 13–15cm long that lies between your stomach and spine. It is divided into: A large rounded section, called the head of the pancreas The middle part, known as the body The narrow end, called the tail. A tube called the pancreatic duct connects the pancreas to the first part of the small bowel (duodenum). Another tube called the common bile duct joins the... more