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how often should i have ct scan after colon cancer surgery for the first year?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends on stage: Depends on need for it , by clinical examination, blood tests , CEA levels, to detect metastasis pet scan is a much better tool.
Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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