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How To Check For A Stomach Or Colon Cancer Is The Only Sure Way To Get Endoscopy
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Hi can an abdominal ultrasound check for colon cancer spread? And if its normal dies that mean ca is confined to colon?
Should I be worried about pancreatic or colon cancer at age 16 if endoscopy was clear? My stomach pain for over two months has really freaked me out
Sometimes: Sometimes a cat scan will be able to see a mass in the colon or rectum but it is not a good test for screening for colorectal cancer. There is a specialized type of ct scan that creates a virtual image of the inside of the colon that is sometimes used when a patient is not a good candidate for a colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Polyposis: It may be that the polyposis syndrome that you are dealing with may be more extensive. Frequently, when people speak about gastrointestinal polyposis, it may involve more than one part of the GI tract. Thus, although the stomach was treated, there may have been more polyps elsewhere. Alternatively, you may also explain this by postulating two separate entities or sites for cancer to start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but very rare: Stomach cancer in children younger than 18 years account for less than 1% of all stomach cancer cases. Fewer than 100 cases of colon cancer are diagnosed in children each year in the United States. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/unusual-cancers-childhood/healthprofessional/page4. ...Read more
My 63 yo mom has stomach pain after every meal. She had part of her colon removed due to stage 4 colon cancer yrs ago. Why does she get stomach pain?
Hard to Say: She should probably be seen by her doctor. Is this a new symptom? It is hard to know without more detail and further investigation, but she may be having a problem completely unrelated to her history of cancer such as gastritis, reflux, or ulcer disease, or she may be having an issue related to a recurrence. ...Read more
Final few yards of your intestine, between the terminal ileum (small bowell) and rectum. It squeezes water and solidifies waste to stool. It is subject to outpouching (divertics) polyps, and these can become cancers. The cells are abnormal, invade into the muscle and travel ...Read more
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