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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Metastatic tumor: The treatment of metastatic adenocarcinoma depends on the nature of the primary, the site of metastasis and the degree of metastatic tumor. Pancreati ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
To do what???: Please ask a more clear question. Do you want to know: How long is it used or lasts? or how long it takes to show benefit?. You need to also indicate ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Regional spread: Many tumors, as they evolve, develop the potential to spread. The lesions develop matrix metalloproteinase which forms small e-cadherin from the cell ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Glandular activity: Primary tumors with mucinous features are those that are derived from organs producing mucin to allow the organ to function. The most common organ wh ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
11 years experience Pathology
Many things: Adenocarcinoma means a cancer derived of epithelial cells of glandular origin (not from a gland necessarily). Metastatic means that it has spread. Muc ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several things.: In this sentence metastatic most likely means the disease has spread to other organs such as liver, lung, etc. And would be considered stage 4; alter ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Subtype of colon Ca: Mucin producing metastatic adenoca of the colon is derived from a primary adenoCa of colon producing large amounts of extracelluar mucin with greater ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Serious diagnosis: Stage 4 colon cancer has a very poor prognosis. No one can give you a life expectancy that is exact. It depends upon her response to the treatment. So ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Varies from months/y: The overall survival of stage 4 colon cancer varies from 1 to 3 years. Most patients have at least 2 years if their tumor responds to chemo. If you tu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it is a cancer: Adenocarcinoma is one type of common Cancer which can arise from any gland forming organ such as Breast, Colon and lung. If left untreated for a long ... Read More
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