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Symptoms of cecum cancer

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
Not really: There is a marker called CEA that may be elevated in someone with cancer in the cecum, but it's not a test like psa for prostate cancer that can be us... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Perhaps indirectly: If bleeding and blood loss sufficient to produce anemia. Looking at blood results is not the way to diagnose colon cancer. Occult blood/guaiac card s... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
5 years: It is some thing you should discuss with your GI doctor. In general getting a repeat colonoscopy in 5 years is safe. You may consult this site for mor... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Maybe: Any polyp can harbor cancer, and in lynch's even small polyps are worrisome. However, you are very smart to undergo frequent colonoscopies, which trem... Read More
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Anatomy discreption: An anatomical description no it does not mean cancer, result of biposy is the answer , lynch syn is heriditory nonolyposis colorectal cancer ( hnpcc) ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
No reason to be nerv: Since you are under proper medical care of a doctor who is checking your colon regularly, you will do well. Polyps are caught early and removed safel... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Mean : Corpuscular hemoglobin associates with large cells, and b-12 or folate (folic acid) deficinency. Low MCV (mean corpuscular volume) or microcytosis is... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
Radiology 29 years experience
It can be: Like many cancers, colon cancer can be curable if resected early enough. Some things that will help determine prognosis is the staging... (Factors in... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Not necessarily: It is difficult to say with certainty, as imaging cecum is not an easy task.A combination of tests is often needed in order to define the cause of cec... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Cecal neoplasm: What is the histology ? Lipoma, mucocele , carcinoid. In general though individuals with lesions due have a higher propensity for cancer. You like... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
A consideration: Cecal lesions identified on colonoscopy really need confirmation. If something is confirmed (not always the case) it might be a benign polyp, a fecol... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
May need biopsy: This should be evaluated further by your docs. A biopsy would reveal what the "lesion" is. It can be anything from enlarged lymph nodes to fatty masse... Read More

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