- Age: It’s most commonly diagnosed in people over the age of 30.
- Gender: More common in women.
- Tumor History: Some genetic factors might contribute to a person’s susceptibility to appendix cancer.
- Genetic Syndromes: Like familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).
- Appendiceal Disorders: Inflammation or other disorders of the appendix, such as appendicitis, might increase the risk of developing appendix cancer.
Abdominal Pain, Changes in Bowel Habits, Abdominal Swelling, Unexplained Weight Loss, and Digestive Symptoms like Nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite might occur.
Unexplained Weight Loss
Changes in Bowel Habits & Abdominal Swelling
Loss of Appetite
Appendix cancer is uncommon; however, regular check-ups and screenings can aid in the early detection and management of the condition if it does occur. Dr. Sachin Marda and his qualified team at Yashoda Hospitals specialize in making precise decisions and preparing therapy for this form of cancer.
Together, we can make a difference during Appendix Cancer Awareness Month and beyond.