What is GI Oncology
Dictionary meaning of oncology is study and treatment of tumor.Gastro-Intestinal also means digestive system.So in one line GI-oncology is treatment of cancers occurring in colon, rectum, anus, bile ducts, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, small intestine, and stomach.
Following Types Oncology -
This cancer starts at colon (large intestine) or rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are used to together because they have many common features.
They are also called gastric cancer.Stomach is area of digestive system where food is stored and digested using gastric juices digest the food.Its Symptoms are given below.
Pancreas is a part of the digestive system and is located horizontally behind the stomach.They release enzymes that help in digestion and hormones that help to manage blood sugar. Symptomsof Pancreas cancer are given below
This one has very lower survival rate.Main cause of such cancer is excessive alcohol intake and diabetes.Some of its symptoms are