Is Intestinal Adenocarcinoma an Aggressive Cancer? Topic Guide

Is Intestinal Adenocarcinoma an Aggressive Cancer? Is Intestinal Adenocarcinoma an Aggressive Cancer?: Compared with some fast-moving cancers with few effective treatments (like pancreatic cancer) intestinal adenocarcinoma is less aggressive. Finding a tumor early means you have an 85% chance of surviving the next five years. Even if the cancer has spread to distant organs, you still have a more than 40% chance of surviving five years after diagnosis.

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Is Intestinal Adenocarcinoma an Aggressive Cancer? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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irinotecan liposomal Irinotecan Liposomal

Irinotecan liposomal is used to treat pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic). Irinotecan liposomal is usually given in com...learn more »

oxaliplatin Oxaliplatin

Oxaliplatin is used together with other cancer medications to treat colon and rectal cancer...learn more »

capecitabine Capecitabine

Capecitabine is used alone or in combination chemotherapy to treat colon cancer, breast cancer, or colorectal cancer...learn more »

irinotecan Irinotecan

Irinotecan is used to treat cancers of the colon and rectum. It is usually given with other cancer medicines...learn more »