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metastatic colon cancer to the omentum

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
9 years experience Pediatrics
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
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Spread: Pread of cancer to other organs. Mst commonly liver or lung.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
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
45 years experience Medical Oncology
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
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
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 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
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 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
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
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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