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Cancer of the Small Intestine (cont.)

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The small intestine is positioned between the stomach and the colon and is responsible for food absorption.
The small intestine is positioned between the stomach and the colon and is responsible for food absorption.

Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology

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