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What is small intestine cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Small intestine cancer is cancer that develops in the small intestine. The small intestine connects the stomach to the large intestine and is responsible for breaking down food into components that can be absorbed into the rest of the body. Intestines are sometimes referred to as bowels.

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