It is a very rare disease. Appendix cancers are may be malignant or benign. In the case of malignancy these are called as cancerous ones and benign are considered as the non-cancerous.
As this disease is very rare, so, its causes are still a mystery. But it is stated that it may be caused due to any other medical condition such as; breast cancer, colon cancer and tumors of the female genital tract may metastasize to the appendix.
Signs and Symptoms
The signs and symptoms are may not be clear in some people. But some of them show the following ones;
Ascites (abdomen filled with the fluid)
Pain in the abdomen or pelvic region
Increase in the size of the waistline, with or without a protrusion of the navel (bellybutton)
Changes in bowel habits
Infertility; which is the inability to have a child
Treatment Options There are several options for the treatment of this disease which are;