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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Colon cancer: Genetic alterations (changes in the dna or ways in which dna is regulated) in the epithelium of the colon (the cells that line the colon) are the sour ... Read More
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
No but have risk: Polyps in the colon are just growths and are common in everyone. Most polyps are not cancer, but to know for sure, they should be removed and examined ... Read More
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Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
No: The nature of a polyp is more important. Size and shape may affect how it is removed and affect the rate of complication during polypectomy.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Means cancer ofcolon: What else do you want to know?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Your question?: You may want to rephrase your question so that you can have a better answer.
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Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer of the colon: Colon cancer (cancer of the colon) is a common cause of death due to cancer. Screening for colon cancer can help catch it early, while a cure is still ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See below: Colon cancer usually develops from a polyp which is an abnormal growth of abnormal cells ultimately leading to colon cancer with or without spread to ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rothfeld
37 years experience Radiology
Abnormal growth: Colon cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that line the inside part of the wall of the large intestine(colon).
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not always: Colon cancer tends to not have any signs or symptoms when it is early (when it is easiest to treat). That is why screening colonoscopies are so import ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
No: In general, no, cancer itself does not cause pain. But if cancer spreads to other organs, spreads to bones, or causes intestinal blockage or obstructi ... Read More
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Early detection!: The best thing that improves the chances of curing colon cancer is early detection. So preventive health care and screening are key. All adults should ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon cancer: Nobody know for sure. However, recent studies showed genetic mutations in tumor suppressor gene such as apc can be detected in majority of sporadic co ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Stone
12 years experience General Surgery
Not enough info: Colon cancer can present with or without symptoms. Common symptoms include change in stool caliber/consistency, rectal bleeding or blood with bm, abd ... Read More

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