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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Colon cancer: Colorectal cancer is a general term used for cancer in the large bowel- that include colon cancer and rectal cancer. Colon cancer is a cancer in the c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Lynch syndrome: A majority of folks who will get colon cancer have some benign polyps first. Someone carrying of of the lynch family of mutations is likely to get col ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nina Hall
Dr. Nina Hall answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Get seen: You don't list your family history in regards to colon cancer or his age at diagnosis, but rectal bleeding is never normal, particularly with a histor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience in Pathology
tubular adenomas: The fact that you have tubular adenomas at such an early age probably does slightly raise your lifetime risk of colon carcinoma. However, now that yo ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Can occur..: But hopefully your colon cancer was found before it could spread to the liver. Colon cancer can spread to the liver in any person, irregardless if you ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leena Varughese
12 years experience in Pathology
Yes but: It could possibly spread to local lymph node but the chances are very low. The lymph nodes that are in thoracic cavity are even less likely to contain ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Key is nutrition: To improve your prognosis, my primary suggestion is to research the ideal ways to optimize your nutrition as your GI system has been affected. The poo ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Yes: Untreated bladder cancer can metastasize to other organs and structures when left untreated. The more aggressive the bladder cancer, the higher the li ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Unrelated: These tumors are independent and unrelated to a genetic passing down of a familial situation such as with the BRACA gene in breast cancer. Genetic as ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Xeloda (capecitabine): Xeloda (capecitabine) is one of chemotherapy that is effective -in combination with other chemotherapy - for stomach cancer. As a systemic treatment- ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
45 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Unusual, unless: 1- chemotherapy or other drugs have reduced the platelet count , leading to bleeding 2-the original cancer started in the colorectum and metastasized ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Rare Breast Cancer: Metaplastic breast cancer is quite rare, representing less than 1% of all breast cas. It is so-named based upon its microscopic appearance. While the ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes: Multiple liver lesions can be treated by a number of approaches because what is in liver will not spread. Originally ligation of hepatic artery was ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
24 years experience in General Surgery
6% survival at 5 yrs: Your friend is stage iv. Overall survival rate is 6% at five years from time of diagnosis. His actual life expectency is related to many factors and ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Anal CA: Pt of unknown age and gender from NE asks: Low rectal carcinoma,The tumor edge distance anal 3 cm,Patients with hypertension, cerebral infarction。 If ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience in Radiology
Ulcerative colitis: Some colon infections can increase the risk of cancer of the colon such as crohn's disease of the colon and ulcerative colitis. Most other no.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Consider hospice: Nobody can tell you the time left. You should very seriously consider getting with your local hospice organization.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
About 90%: About half of the people over sixty have polyps, but only about 5% develop cancer. The incidence of polyps and cancer vary by age. Polyps larger tha ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Final by pathologist: Yes fibrosis may show in mammography as suspicious but pathologist with trained eye will not mistake it for cancer. Pathologist will give final answer ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Levitt
21 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Possible: Depending on what stage your colon cancer was originally the risk of developing disease in the liver or elsewhere is variable. Colon cancer, when it ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes but: Alternatives are external beam radiation and radiation seeds (brachytherapy). At your age, conservative (watching) isn't advised. All of the therapies ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience in Pathology
Cervical Cancer: CIN3 is a high risk precursor to cervical cancer and needs to be treated and followed up. Local procedures like LEEP or cone biopsy are important to e ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Your presumption: Could be right. Get checked for alcohol induced , viral or autoimmune hepatitis. Avoid taking tylenol, (acetaminophen) drinking alcohol. Take care! ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Steatosis is accumulation of fat, macrogloular means large size globules.

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