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can colon cancer be detected during an eye exam

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Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Possible: This is a benign problem in the eye. It can be associated with fap a familial risk for colon cancer. You can review this condition and family history ... Read More
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Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
CHRPE and FAP: Chrpe is a retinal abnormality commonly linked with fap, an inherited predisposition to growing highly malignant polyps throughout the whole colon whi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need endoscopy: March is colorectal cancer awareness month, early stages colon cancer is curable. If you think you feel lump in the rectum, you should have good exami ... Read More
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Get another opinion: If you are not satisfied with one doctor's opinion, you are entitled to get a second opinion.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Colonoscopy: Colon is over a yard long and cancer can develop anywhere along the line. Lack of lump in rectum does not exclude colon cancer. You may wish to disc ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Very unlikely...: At 22 you have a very low likelihood of having colon cancer. Other causes for lack of appetite such as depression, anorexia, flu/cold, among many othe ... Read More
Dr. Jonathan Tay
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Unlikely you have cc: Loss of appetite can be caused by many reasons, but with your age and lack of family history, it is extremely unlikely. I would see your doctor if it ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Consult her oncologi: Her oncologist needs to know about this new development. Cancer can spread to brain and cause symptoms like the ones you have described. It can also b ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Only: ..If it is low in the rectum and palpable to the finger. Also, if it's causing bleeding, the doctor may do an occult blood test during the recta ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Carefully: The physician will insert a gloved finger into the rectum, feeling for abnormal masses and or blood, stool should be tested immunologically for blood. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: A digital rectal exam can reduce the likelihood of a cancer near the anus, and can detect if you have blood in your stool. If either demonstrates an a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Generally: Depending on a patient's overall health, once or twice yearly physical examination, basic blood tests, maybe yearly colonoscopy. Blood CEA testing som ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes and Yes: A colonoscopy would detect anal, rectal, colon cancer. Typically a rectal/digital exam is done first.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possible lesion: In situ adeno unrelated unless some for of radiation employed that could narrow distal bowel. Narrowing of stool suggests that there is some constric ... Read More

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