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can colon cancer be detected on a ct scan?

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Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: however usually advanced colon cancers are the ones that can be picked up. Virtual CT colonography is an improved image, however the best way to definitely diagnose colon cancer is with a regular colonoscopy. let me know if you have further questions
Answered on May 9, 2019
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Dr. Talal Khader
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes can.. But not all cases can be detested. The colonoscopy is the best diagnostic procedure to detect colon cancer
Answered on Dec 29, 2018
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes: But not always. Colonoscopy is a better way.
Answered on Aug 5, 2014

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