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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Varies: I suspect that this is a computer generated question" "what are the tests for x". If it is a real question, please ask again and put it into a speci ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on type: Tumors in the ileum may cause intestinal obstruction with resultant swelling of the abdomen, vomiting. Pain etc. Many ileal cancers are lymphomas and ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ileal cancer: Ileal cancer = malignancy in the last portion of the small intestine.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
Remove the cancer: It is an unusual diagnosis, but if you have cancer in the intestine it needs to be surgically removed. Depending on the type, other treatment such as ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The large intestine and the colon are words to describe the same anatomic structure in the abdomen.
A 86-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Yes. Many people are cured with colon cancer. If found early surgery alone may be curable. If more advanced (eg, lymph node involvement or metastatic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can be: The fastest-growers are the ones that follow genetic pathways associated with the lynch loci. They may not even be preceded by a polyp -- colonoscopy ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Some colon cancers are related to specific genetic mutations but the majority are not.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not for early CA: Unfortunately , non to detect very early stages ca 125 , ca 19.9 , CEA will be elevated at later stages, used to monitor the disease. Ca 72.4 cyf ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Location: Cancers that arise from the epithelium of the large intestine are similar in most ways whether they are in the colon or rectum. Discussions of "colon ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Somehow yes: There is some genetic predisposition in families with hx. Of colorectal cancer. Diet also plays a rol ( low fiber diet increases cancer). Familiar po ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
T4aN1c M?: Any evidence of spreading to other organ? If no spread- t4an1 means- stage 3b cancer. If evidence of sprading to other organ- it is a stage 4.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
No stage.: Polyps are not cancer yet. There are many forms of polyps. Some, like tubular adenoma and villous adenoma, need a full colonoscopy, and surgery if t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Genetic mutations: HNPCC or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer is an autosomal dominant genetic condition that has a high risk of colon cancer The disease firs ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sometimes: Typical pancreatic cancer (adenocarcinoma) is sometimes, but only rarely, curable. It is usually diagnosed in an advanced state making cure with surge ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes/no: It's one of the worst cancers and the cure rates are low. It also depends on the stage and location of the tumor. Some early detected cancers with a t ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Ileal cancer: Ileum is part of the small intestine. It connects the small bowel to the colon. A mass inside that bowel will require surgery to remove. Prognosis d ... Read More
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not always: Colon cancer tends to not have any signs or symptoms when it is early (when it is easiest to treat). That is why screening colonoscopies are so import ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Cancer out of Origin: Cancer has already gone out of pancreas. One of the typical places it likes to go to is the liver. Disease is now spread beyond the primary site.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Surgical resection: Again - i suspect that this is a computer generated question: what is the treatment for... I wonder if there are patients out there asking question ... Read More
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