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How are goblet cell adenocarcinomas treated?

Once a doctor has determined that someone has Goblet Cell Adenocarcinoma, they will need to do tests to see how far the cancer has spread.

Is cancer of the appendix genetic?

Is cancer of the appendix genetic?

A recent study in JAMA Oncology revealed that around 10% of individuals diagnosed with appendiceal cancer have an inherited genetic variant that increases their risk for cancer predisposition. This is the first study to identify inherited risk factors for this uncommon type of cancer.

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