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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Stone
11 years experience in General Surgery
Not enough info: Colon cancer can present with or without symptoms. Common symptoms include change in stool caliber/consistency, rectal bleeding or blood with bm, abd ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
MD: Colon cancer would be uncommon at your age but i suggest you talk to your family doctor to see if there is any reason (family history or personal hist ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy: The best way to detect and definatively diagnosis colon cancer is with a colonoscopy.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely: Would be very rare and unusual.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Polyp formation: Polyp formation in the colon & rectum occurs due to certain risk factors such as western diet, obseity, genetic factors, etc. Ovewr tiem these polyps ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy + biopsy as indicated. If you do have risk factors, you should have your first screening colonoscopy at age 50.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
1 through 4: The stage of colon cancer is based upon the depth of penetration of the cancer thru the colon wall, the presence or absence of lymph node involvement, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Colon Cancer: It is a cancer that starts in the large intestine. One of the risk factors of this cancer is someone in your family who has had it or polyps on their ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
None at early stage: Early stage of colon cancer has no symptoms at all , that is the reason to have colonascopy, at the age of 50 and on, . Early detection assure ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Colon Cancer: Most colon cancers, at least in the US, are diagnosed via screening when still asymptomatic. When symptomatic, the most common symptoms are rectal ble ... Read More
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