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Things You didn’t Know about the Rare Condition of Appendix Cancer

Livestrong.com presents Dr. Susan McGladdery as she explains how the appendix, which has no known use in our body, develops into the rare appendix cancer. The video reviews the diagnosis and symptoms of pre-appendectomy as well as treatment once the patient may have had surgery. The reasons for appendix cancer can be from a variety of sources and there are a few varieties of this type of cancer. Some of the information Dr. McGladdery shares can shed light on this curious and often little known type of cancer. Treatments can run from the appendectomy surgery, all the way to a more aggressive approach.

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