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malignant neoplasm of colon

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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Malignant : Malignant neoplasm of the colon is a medical term for colon cancer. There is no one single known cause of colon cancer, but certain things may put yo ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Christensen
35 years experience Family Medicine
"Malignant : "malignant neoplasm of colon" is just another way of saying "colon cancer." there are any number of risk factors that increase a person's chances for ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Rectal cancer: Most malignant neoplasms of the rectum are adenocarcinoma. This is very similar to colon cancer. There are a few different types of rectal cancer su ... Read More
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Rectum is part of the colon and thus it is considered a colon cancer. Rectal cancer is a bit more specific and at times treatment is a bit different. ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Just what it says!: Neoplasm means new growth, benign means it is not Cancerous. But you need to tell us more about how the doctor found this growth and where it is locat ... Read More
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually not cancer: It means you have an abnormal growth of cells in your large intestines, but this abnormal growth is not cancer and will not spread to other part of yo ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
It means that: It is not malignant, or cancerous. Benign neoplasms could still cause problems, such as bleeding, obstruction, or perforation, so consult with GI spe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
21 years experience Radiology
It might: A ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis with IV and oral contrast may show a colon tumor, but not always. Ct colonography is a relatively new technique th ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Mets are bad: Metastasis of any kind are a bad sign, because it indicates that the disease has spread. Metastatic disease may be treated with radiation or chemother ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
This is not early Ca: Cancer is most curable when it is diagnosed and treated in stage 1 or 2. Stage 3 can also be treated but the cure rates are not as high as earlier sta ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Spread out side: the muscle of colon into serosa , or outer most part of colon
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Fobt : Or fecal occult blood test is used as screening for colon cancer, but a positive test does not mean you have colon cancer, it only means that you do n ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cecal neoplasm: What is the histology ? Lipoma, mucocele , carcinoid. In general though individuals with lesions due have a higher propensity for cancer. You like ... Read More
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