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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: If this is "adenocarcinoma of the colon", then the tumor next to the aorta represents growth outside the wall of the colon, which means it isn't possi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
18 years experience General Surgery
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are the way colon cancer cells usually escape the colon. It can grow through the colon into the surroundings. Finally it can move from lym ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Different ways: It spreads via lymphatic organs ( lymph glands) in majority cases ; but also through blood ( hematologically) and sometimes in certain location als ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Possibly: If there are no other signs of spread, an involved node does increase risk of recurrence. There are other factors such as grade, and cancer mutations ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Mckenna
22 years experience General Surgery
No.: Colon cancer usually starts in the inner part of the colon. Endometriosis implants on the colon, but is not invasive or life threatening.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Cancer metastatisis: It's very unlikely that chemotherapy would cause your cancer to spread. Chances are micro metastatic disease existed earlier and has just now become ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lymph nodes: Followed by liver and lung. As well it can spread to adjacent organs to the tumor by local spread.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Some cancers grow slowly and others rapidly. At this point we cannot predict what will happen on an individual basis but as we learn more about the bi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Maluccio
26 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not fast: Cancer is thought to spread over several weeks-months of time, not days to weeks. As such, the commission on cancer has guidelines for treatment that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends: It depends on the type of cancer, vicinity of the organs, whether being treated or not.
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