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Metastatic colon cancer to the omentum

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 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
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Dr. Daniel Popowich
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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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
Dr. Brittany Chananswered
Pediatrics 12 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
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 31 years experience
Spread: Pread of cancer to other organs. Mst commonly liver or lung.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 36 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
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Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 48 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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keyur Mehta
Radiation Oncology 19 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
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 41 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
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 24 years experience
Yes: There are different schedules for giving xeloda (capecitabine). The key is to give it in a way that's effective, but also decrease possible side effec... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 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
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Sounds: Pretty good for chemotherapy !
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Translation=part of the right upper lung is not fully inflated. What it means in your case must be discussed with the doc who ordered the test. The wo... Read More
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