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Small Intestine Adenocarcinoma

    Standard treatment options:

    1. For resectable primary disease:
      • Radical surgical resection.[1,2]
    2. For unresectable primary disease:

    Treatment options under clinical evaluation:

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    1. For unresectable primary disease:
      • Clinical trials evaluating methods to improve local control, such as the use of radiation therapy with radiosensitizers with or without systemic chemotherapy.
    2. For unresectable metastatic disease:
      • Clinical trials evaluating the value of new anticancer drugs and biologicals (phase I and phase II studies).

    Current Clinical Trials

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with small intestine adenocarcinoma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

    General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

    References:

    1. Rose DM, Hochwald SN, Klimstra DS, et al.: Primary duodenal adenocarcinoma: a ten-year experience with 79 patients. J Am Coll Surg 183 (2): 89-96, 1996.
    2. North JH, Pack MS: Malignant tumors of the small intestine: a review of 144 cases. Am Surg 66 (1): 46-51, 2000.

      This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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      Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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