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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Broad: That is a broad question and the answer is a book chapter. The key points for you are that if you have relatives with many polyps or relatives with c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Similar to regular: Colon cancer. There are a number of different hereditary abnormalities that lead to colon cancer, but the resulting colon cancer is often silent in e ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
5-10% of colon CA's: ...include: familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). In addition, som ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: There are a number of inherited defects that may lead to colon cancer. In some cases, e.g. Apc, a prophylactic colectomy is advisable. In most cases ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
18 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The genes that contribute to colon cancer are related to how cells grow or repair themselves. Skipping a generation may mean that the gene is not full ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Colon cancer: Genetic succeptibility for colon cancer includes hereditary nonpolyposis colonrectal cancer (lynch syndrome), & famiial adenomatous polyposis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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
A 42-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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A 25-year-old male asked:
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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