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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Discuss: With the oncologist .If one chemotherapy fails another group may be tried
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience in Medical Oncology
Investigational: NEO 102 is a monoclonal antibody, not what is usually meant by the word chemotherapy. It is the subject of ongoing clinical trials. Therefore it is n ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Consider new trials: If i were in your father's position, i would consider being in a research trial (if one is available) for metastatic colon cancer. None of the approve ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Target agents that have activity either as single agent or as combination for recurrent or refractory metastatic colon cancer as a second line include ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience in Medical Oncology
Slight benefit: Bevacizumab (Avastin (bevacizumab)) is one of those drugs that is extremely expensive and often has limited benefit. Patients with metastatic colon ca ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Dyspnea denotes you need oxygen resulting from poor transporting oxygen from lungs to the blood. What is the underlying reason for this? You have to b ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Means cancer ofcolon: What else do you want to know?
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
See below: Colon cancer usually develops from a polyp which is an abnormal growth of abnormal cells ultimately leading to colon cancer with or without spread to ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rothfeld
36 years experience in Radiology
Abnormal growth: Colon cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that line the inside part of the wall of the large intestine(colon).
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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
18 years experience in 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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