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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Many possibilities: The type of pain during and after eating may help point to a cause, however cancer would be an unusual cause for this sort of pain. More likely cause ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
SB, colon, rectum: Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer can include anything from the mouth to the anus, but "intestinal" can be characterized as including the small bowel (sb), ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Anyone: Large intestine cancer, more commonly called colon cancer, is the 3rd most common cancer killer in both men and women. The vast majority of cases occu ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Endoscopy & biopsy: The intestinal tract includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, appendix, colon, and rectum. Cancer in each part is diagnosed quite differently ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Too broad: I think everyone is skipping this question because it is just too broad. There are many research trials and programs going on across the country for ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Mutliple: Tough question, since there is small and large intestinal cancer. Commonly, we do endoscopies to look at the lining of the intestines. A colonoscopy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Depends: The intestinal tract includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, appendix, colon, and rectum. Cancer in each part is manifests quite differently ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on stage: And type of cancer. Colon is the commonest site of intestinal cancers and early colon cancer has an excellent survival rate. The rates decline with ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gordon
53 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Variable: Abdominal complaints, bleeding small or large, may not be visible.Early very few.This why we do upper and lower endoscopy.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
See below: A variety of consequences which include intestinal obstruction (nausea, vomiting), nutritional deficiencies, pain, bleeding, perforation (rupture of t ... Read More

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