Common "Adenocarcinoma" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


The cancer of the glands that line the organs is known as adenocarcinoma. Cancer can occur anywhere like the stomach, breast, prostate, lungs, pancreas, etc. Smoking, exposure to toxins, history of radiation therapy, etc., are the causes for adenocarcinoma. The treatment options for adenocarcinoma are surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

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I am scared after my friend's demise due to cancer. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I had a friend who was healthy all the time. Recently a few months ago, she had stomach pain, and then follow-ups showed she had stage 4 adenocarcinoma. She passed away. I am traumatized by that incident. How do I believe that a very healthy person suddenly g...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Dhaniram Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Cancer screening is a very helpful tool to know about any risks. I would suggest you undergo cancer screening if you have any predisposing factor or any family history of cancer. Excess weight, bad dietary habits, a sede...  Read Full »

We are unable to find primary cancer tumors. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My mother-in-law has a small cancer in the epigastric abdominal wall with adenocarcinoma, metastatic. We are carrying out further tests including PET-CT scan, endoscopy, colonoscopy, CBC, and all the CA tests, but no primary cancer was found. Now, what will I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the reports of your mother-in-law (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like they have not yet completed the full work up. Biopsy from the abdominal wall nodule shows metastatic adenocarcinoma. So now, they must do upper GI en...  Read Full »

Is radiation therapy necessary after a hysterectomy?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had complex endometrial hyperplasia for which surgery was fixed and last week, hysterectomy along with salpingo-oophorectomy and pelvic lymphonodectomy was done. After surgery, the parts were sent for histopathology. It was diagnosed as stage-2 endometrial adenocarcinoma. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Kumar Varadarajan Senthil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It depends on the extent of disease within the myometrium and endocervical extent. For further queries consult a medical oncologist online -->  Read Full »

A woman has been diagnosed with adenocarcinoma and suffering from abdominal pain. What is the best treatment plan for her?

Query: Hello doctor,A 42-year-old married woman has been suffering from abdominal pain for the past two years. Her biopsy report suggested a poorly cohesive adenocarcinoma. May I know her cancer stage, the best treatment plan, and her survival rate?Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shivpal Saini

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your endoscopy and biopsy reports (the attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) and based on that it appears to be cancer of the body part of the stomach (food storage organ). I suggest you do a PET scan. If a PET scan is suggestive of a n...  Read Full »

My stage 4 lung cancer is not improving even with medication. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma lung stage 4 for more than four years now. Thereafter regular treatment as per the treatment sequence attached. I am taking Tecentriq 1200, Beveconumab 800, Genexol PM 300, and Cisplatin 100 mg for six cycles every 21 days. Despite this, the disease ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concerns. It does happen in stage four of lung cancer. Cancer cells become resistant after 3 to 6 cycles. We need to move to the next line of chemotherapy. It is the standard protocol. Tecentriq (Atezolizumab) and Genexol (Pacl...  Read Full »

I am undergoing chemotherapy for progressive lung cancer. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from adenocarcinoma lung stage IV for four years and undergoing regular chemotherapy. Now, the disease is in progress. I am currently seeking a second opinion for suitable treatment. Please help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Abdul Aziz Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I could not open your file. Kindly upload: 1. Initial CT (computed tomography) or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report. 2. Histopathology report. 3. Sequence of treatment received. 4. Latest PET (positron emission tomography) report. I ho...  Read Full »

Does lymph node growth indicate unsuccessful chemotherapy in my father?

Query: Hello doctor, My father was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the esophagus six months back, stage II to III with a few malignant lymph nodes. He underwent surgery which was a success. He is taking chemotherapy right now, which is supposed to eliminate the malignant lymph nodes, which have spread to...  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to So, I have gone through your queries. I would like to know a few details which will help me in answering your questions. So before surgery what was his stage? What did baseline CT or PET (whichever was done) showed? Did he receive any chemotherapy prior to surgery? O...  Read Full »

My father is 67 years old and diagnosed with moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 67 years old (weight 121 pounds and height 5 feet and 6 inches). He has moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. I have recently received his reports but, medical treatment has not started yet. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Abdul Aziz Khan

Answer: Hello,Welcome to father has carcinoma of the stomach (moderately differentiated). For staging, we need a CT (computed tomography) chest, abdomen, and pelvis. If the disease is limited to the stomach and lymph nodes then surgery followed by chemotherapy is the best option. But if it ...  Read Full »

What is ulcerated moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma?

Query: Hello doctor, A recently conducted biopsy result of a 75-year-old woman states, "ulcerated moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma in ascending colon." The underlying condition is mild mitral valve thickening and anemia. What does it mean? I would like to know her cancer stage and whether it is cur...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and biopsy report. After studying the report, I will reply. Thank you.  Read Full »

What is the treatment of adenocarcinoma after distal gastrectomy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 59-year-old female. My height is 4 feet 8 inches and my weight is 79 kilograms. Recently I have undergone distal gastrectomy, following which my distal body has been diagnosed as pT2, N0, MX. Further findings are infiltrating adenocarcinoma stomach, poorly differentiated type, pe...  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I would need to know the following details: What is the grade of the tumor? Was lymph node dissection adequate? What is the size of the tumor? What are the final staging and metastatic workups? For that, I would need to have a lo...  Read Full »

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