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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Above Average.: Crohn's disease alone shows an increased risk of colon cancer formation, as well as an increased risk of getting lymphoma. If you have crohn's and ly ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Sheppard
33 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Biopsy: If a noninvasive (imaging) test, like an xray or ct scan, indicates a cancer then a biopsy will be necessary to confirm that there is a cancer and it ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
If it's there: Lymphomas of the gut present as masses visible on imaging. Biopsy will confirm the diagnosis. If you have a lymphoma elsewhere, a dominant mass will b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Your question: was cut off. Please try again but w/a shorter and more direct question. Fear of cancer is fairly common and your concern is respected but a doctor vi ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience in Medical Oncology
Sometimes: Both ate classified as hodgkin but they can behave differetlny. Both are treated te same with chemo abvd regimen. Some new data suggest adding Rituxa ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, but: Yes, lymphoma can be cured, especially if diagnosed and treated appropriately/early enough. Cure in cancer typically means cancer free for 5 years, an ... Read More
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Chemotherapy regimens based on the drug Fluorouracil (5-fu) have been part of the treatment for high-risk stage ii or stage iii colon cancer. Many cli ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Complicated question: Carcinoids are carcinomas, usually more slow growing than adenocarcinomas. For information in this topic you may consult this link: http://www.webmd.c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Call up the G.I. doctor that did the test he can give you more specific information about diagnosis and treatment for your condition
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: The large intestine and the colon are words to describe the same anatomic structure in the abdomen.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience in Gastroenterology
Colitis cancer link: Ulcerative colitis can transform to colon cancer. Chronic inflammation can lead to dysplasia. Dysplasia can lead to colon cancer.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in 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
A 86-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience in Pathology
No: Chrmotherapy is used for cancers that have spread beyond the wall of the intestine and into the nodes. For tumors that are confined to the wall of the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possible: But less than 20% survive 5 years. Depends on where the metastases are and how numerous and size. Solitary liver mets without evidence elsewhere in th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Chen
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Stage 3b usually means lymph nodes are involved, so i think your information might not be entirely accurate. However, even stage 3b colon cancer can b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience in Pathology
Not usually: Fever is often a symptom of certain cancers, such as lymphomas, but not often of carcinomas. It is possible, however. More often, depressed immunity ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience in General Surgery
Colon cancer: I would advocate having the procedure done as soon as technically possible waiting weeks is generally ok but not months , unless the delay is to unde ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: chronic ileitis is benign and could be treated with diet and some medicine like Lactinx.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience in Pathology
Chronic inflammation: Paneth cell metaplasia occurs when the bowel mucosa undergoes chronic inflammatory damage and then regenerates. The findings are commonly seen in ass ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes: Ulcerative pancolitis, is a chronic disease that inflames the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Specifically, ulcerative colitis causes lesions in the col ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
35 years experience in Gastroenterology
Benign: Most likely nothing , very common finding .
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Unfortunately: Metastatic disease (also known as stage 4) is usually not curable by todays treatments. Although use of chemotherapy may improve survival and may rare ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely: The biopsy results will clarify it.
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