U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:

Metastatic colon cancer to the omentum

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
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
Dr. Daniel Popowich
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Rarely: Unfortunately metastatic (stage 4) colon cancer is rarely curable. That being said many patients will achieve long periods of remission/survival with ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
Dr. Brittany Chananswered
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Cancer that spread: Metastatic means that the colon cancer has spread to other parts of your body. This can happen when the cells get into your blood or the lymph system ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 30 years experience
Spread: Pread of cancer to other organs. Mst commonly liver or lung.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Certainly recover...: But at this stage, we do not have the ability to cure the disease. With many of the modern therapies available, we are able to extend a good quality o... Read More
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
Possible: If a met is localized to one or two areas in the liver, or other organ, and can be removed, there can be a cure. Chemotherapy is used after surgery in... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Eat healthy, ask you: Ask your oncologist. There is no special diet once you already have cancer as it is a matter of keeping your weight at normal level. It does not matte... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keyur Mehta
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
Can be serious: Metastatic colon cancer often involves the bones, including the vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and provide support to your body. If you are h... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 40 years experience
Individualize dose: Xeloda (capecitabine) can be used as a single agent to treat stage IV metastatic colorectal cancer. The usual dose is 1250 mg/m2 twice daily orally f... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes, it can be an op: This pill is often used in Japan. So it is not popular in the US. Moreover, it is better to be treated with a combination of 2 or 3 medicines that are... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Work w/ your Dr: This is worth discussing w/ your Dr or getting a 2nd opinion. They spent years building a knowledge base and also have examined you! Some research fin... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Not good: mean the cancer most likely in the liver and is advancing. soory, not a good sign.