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Digestive system cancers

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Pancreatic Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Pancreatic cancer is an uncommon condition that usually affects older people. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Liver Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

The liver is the largest organ in the body and cancers of this organ develop into carcinomas. Learn more about causes and treatments of liver cancer with CanTeen.

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Bowel cancer screening and prevention | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Changes to your bowels can indicate a number of health conditions including cancer. If you notice changes to your regular bowel habits, especially if you notice blood in your stools you should consult your doctor. Under the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Australians turning 50, 55, 60 or 65 will be automatically offered a free bowel cancer screening kit to help detect any abnormalities early so that further investigation or treatment can occur.

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Bowel Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Bowel cancer, or colorectal cancer, is the second most common cancer in both men and women. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Stomach Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

The stomach is the organ that regulates your digestion and cancers can include carcinomas and lymphomas. Learn more about causes and treatment of stomach cancer with CanTeen.

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Bowel cancer - NT.GOV.AU

Prevention, detection tests, symptoms and treatment for bowel cancer.

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Oesophageal cancer: what is it? - myDr.com.au

Find out about oesophageal cancer, including risk factors, causes and symptoms of this disease.

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Pancreatic cancer fact sheet

Pancreatic cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the pancreas grow in an uncontrolled way

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Support for people with colorectal cancer

Information on treatment and support services available to people with colorectal cancer.

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What are the risk factors for bowel cancer?

The cause of bowel cancer is still unknown; however research has identified a number of factors that increase the risk of developing bowel cancer.

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