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Appendix Cancer

The Appendix is a small pouch of tissue which lies at the junction of the small and large intestines. Tumor of the appendix are very rare. Most patients are diagnosed after undergoing surgery for acute appendicitis or when an abdominal mass is seen during a CT scan for any unrelated condition.

This is one group of cancers for which there is no known cause. It’s not a hereditary cancer, nor is it related to any particular lifestyle.