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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not reported: Tricor (fenofibrate) is for cholestrol, & triglyceride reducing agent, use of it may cause liver problems ( cirrhosis ), kidney problems, gallbladder ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No documented link to olon cancer.

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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Diarrhea: you can try lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Listen, Ron: In a way, I'm sorry that after a cancer cure, you would still be so distrustful of scientific medicine. I found the "pop" claim about imodium, (lopera ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: There were concerns decades ago about Clofibrate but they came to nothing. I searched the nih database for the past 20 years and found nothing, and it ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Antidepressants: Unlikely. Antidepressants are known to cause some people significant constipation.On the flip side, if you miss a dose or two then you can have the r ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss: With the oncologist .If one chemotherapy fails another group may be tried
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Investigational: NEO 102 is a monoclonal antibody, not what is usually meant by the word chemotherapy. It is the subject of ongoing clinical trials. Therefore it is n ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Consider new trials: If i were in your father's position, i would consider being in a research trial (if one is available) for metastatic colon cancer. None of the approve ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Target agents that have activity either as single agent or as combination for recurrent or refractory metastatic colon cancer as a second line include ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Slight benefit: Bevacizumab (Avastin (bevacizumab)) is one of those drugs that is extremely expensive and often has limited benefit. Patients with metastatic colon ca ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Dyspnea denotes you need oxygen resulting from poor transporting oxygen from lungs to the blood. What is the underlying reason for this? You have to b ... Read More
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