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Verna, just sent a message on adenocarcinom and I guess it not the same
thing. I will check though tomorrow if this is the same as
adenoma-carcinoma. Jeanne

MzVJay@AOL.COM wrote:
> 
> I know that you don't know me.  But I was wondering if you could help me out.
>  I was on med.com and I noticed that were two messages from people that were
> diagnosed with adenoma-carcinoma or knew someone that had.  For some reason
> this is the only information that I have been able to find on the disease. I
> cant find anything that states a direct cause of such cancer.  A family
> friend has just been diagnosed.  The thing is though, that he was at first
> complaining of stomach pain and the doctor's were treating him for stomach
> ulcers.  For some reason he went in for a check up and they found 2 tumors in
> his colon and one in his stomach that was malignant.  And today he was
> diagnosed with this condition.  He had the tumors removed.  Could you please
> suggest a web-site that provides information for this disease.  From what I
> have been reading it seems that colon cancer is a pre-cursor.  I really don't
> know.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.  I looked at some information
> from the University of Chicago and there a found a  hypothesis for
> adenoma-carcinoma.  The article stated that countries in which colon cancer
> is prevalent have a high rate of colonic adenomas.   The article also states
> that adenomas are a precursor lesion.
> It still didn't find out what causes this.  The family friend works in a
> pharmaceutical factory and thinks that it is because of the chemicals that he
> has come in contact with, he has been exposed to something that has caused
> the cancer.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Verna D. Johnson
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