Digestive system neoplasm

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Digestive System Neoplasm

A Digestive System Neoplasm (pronunciation: di-jes-tiv sis-tem nee-o-plaz-um) is a type of Neoplasm or abnormal growth of tissue that occurs in the Digestive System. The term "neoplasm" is derived from the Greek words "neo" meaning new, and "plasma" meaning formation or creation.


The Digestive System is a complex system that includes organs such as the Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas. A neoplasm in any of these organs is considered a Digestive System Neoplasm. These neoplasms can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).

Types of Digestive System Neoplasms

There are several types of Digestive System Neoplasms, including:


Symptoms of Digestive System Neoplasms can vary depending on the location and size of the neoplasm. Common symptoms may include abdominal pain, changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, and fatigue.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis of Digestive System Neoplasms typically involves a combination of physical examination, medical history, and diagnostic tests such as Endoscopy, Biopsy, and imaging tests. Treatment options can include surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, and targeted therapies.

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