Pediatric Gastrointestinal Cancer
Surgeons continue their efforts to improve their techniques to operate colorectal cancers. They have a better understanding of what makes colorectal surgery most likely to be successful, such as making sure enough lymph nodes are removed during the operation. Oesophageal cancer usually begins in the cells that line inside the oesophagus. Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pancreas which is an organ in your abdomen that lies horizontally behind your stomach. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine. Pancreatic cancer is aggressive with few symptoms still the cancer is advanced. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhoea, and jaundice. Treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Gallbladder cancer is relatively an uncommon cancer. It can be treated by removing the gallbladder, part of the liver and associated lymph nodes. It is found after certain symptoms such as abdominal pain, jaundice and vomiting.