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Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a disease that causes mucus in the body to become thick and sticky. This glue-like mucus builds up and causes problems in many...

Duodenal cancer

Small intestine cancer is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the small intestine.

Esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the esophagus. The two most common forms of...

Gallbladder cancer

Gallbladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the gallbladder.

Gastroesophageal junction cancer

Gastroesophageal junction cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the place where the esophagus is connected to the stomach.

Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors

Gastric cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lining of the stomach. The wall of the stomach is made up of three...

Inflammatory-bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a condition that causes ongoing inflammation of the intestines. The condition can affect only the large...

Islet cell tumors (endocrine pancreas)

Islet cell tumors are abnormal cells that form in the tissues of the pancreas. An islet cell tumor may also be called a pancreatic endocrine tumor...

Malabsorption syndrome

Whipple disease (malabsorption syndrome) is a rare disease resulting from bacterial infection that leads to inadequate absorption of nutrients...

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland about 6 inches...

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, an organ in your belly that makes the hormones insulin and glucagon. These two hormones control how...

Persistent intestinal fistulae

A fistula is an abnormal connection or opening between two organs or parts of the body that are not normally connected, such as between two parts...

Sarcoma, adult soft tissue cancer

Adult soft tissue sarcoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the soft tissues of the body. The soft tissues of the body...

Short-bowel syndrome

Short bowel syndrome is a condition that prevents a person from digesting food and absorbing nutrients properly. It occurs when a large amount of...