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Digestive system cancers

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Last reviewed: July 2016

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Bowel cancer - Cancer Pathways

Call Bowel Cancer Australia on 1800 555 494 for information about bowel cancer or to speak to specialised bowel cancer nurses or visit www.bowelcanceraustralia.org

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Liver cancer | Better Health Channel

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Pancreatic cancer | Better Health Channel

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Pancreatic cancer fact sheet | Cancer Australia

An overview of pancreatic cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

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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 (Staging)

Most bowel cancers develop in the large bowel (colon) or rectum. The cancer usually develops from tiny growths called polyps, however, only a small number of polyps become cancerous.

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Bowel cancer - myDr.com.au

Bowel cancer - the second most common type of cancer affecting both men and women in Australia - is cancer that starts in the large bowel (colon) or rectum.

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CA 19-9 - Lab Tests Online AU

CA 19-9 is used to help tell the difference between cancer of the pancreas or bile ducts and other conditions; CA 19-9 is used to monitor response to pancreatic cancer treatment and to watch for recurrence.

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Pancreatic cancer - Lab Tests Online AU

For an explanation of the pancreas and the words exocrine and endocrine, please see the description under "What is the pancreas?" in Pancreatic diseases.

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