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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bleeding, GI issues: The symptoms of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer are variable. Symptoms range from none (eg, found asymptomatically on screening colonoscopy), bleeding, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Which GI cancer?: There are a lot of GI cancer. The symptoms will depend on the type of cancer, the location, the stage etc. Pain either from obstruction/ narrowing o ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Causes for GI cancer: There are some genetic predispositions to them. Small intestine tumors are rare and probably missed. Colon cancer is associated to a low fiber diet, a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
GI cancer: = malignancy of gastrointestinal tract.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: There are many forms of "gi cancer." stomach cancers may be related to some smoked foods, excess alcohol use, cigarette smoking. Colon cancers may be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Healthy lifestyle.: Maintain a healthy lifestyle: - balanced diet - achieve and maintain an ideal body weight - don't use tobacco - consume alcohol in moderation - know y ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Endoscopy: Is preferred test for diagnosis of stomach cancer. A barium upper GI series is not as sensitive. Biopsy can also be done during endoscopy.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Foster
36 years experience Radiology
Yes: Stomach cancers can often erode internal blood vessels or ulcerate and bleed into the intestines.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not likely: Dome GI cancers can metastasize to nearly anywhere on the body but more commonly they will show up in the liver first.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
It does happen: Many tumors, especially without noticeable symptoms, are diagnosed following metastasis. Depending upon how the tumor appears under the microscope, a ... Read More
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