Top
10
Doctor insights on: Hydro Colon Therapy

Share
1

1
I am thinking of going in my colon hydro therapy. What should I expect?

I am thinking of going in my colon hydro therapy. What should I expect?

Enema parlor: Going there is your business. Be discerning. It's likely that the practitioner will tell you that you have a terrible deposit along the wall of your colon and that it's making you sick. This is totally made-up to keep you afraid and coming back. You'll be shown something ugly to frighten you. The people will be pleasant and nice. It's your money and your dignity. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
1 doctor shared a insight

Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


2

2
Sometimes i've pain in colon what do u advice me ? Don't say go for colon therapy

Sometimes i've pain in colon what do u advice me ? Don't say  go for colon  therapy

Abdominal pain: Not sure how you know that the pain you are experiencing is in the colon. Advice would be to see a pcp or a GI doctor and be fully evaluated. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What sort of therapy is colon radiation?

Colon xrt: With colon cancer we use radiation therapy when cancer is in the rectum (the farther part of the colon, the last 12-20 CM of your colon). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What is biological therapy in treating colon-rectal cancer?

What is biological therapy in treating colon-rectal cancer?

Monoclonals: You are probably referring to monoclonal antibodies. These are complex molecules that have been engineered to interact with a specific phase in the cancer cell's biologic pathway. In other words, cancer cells frequently have mutations that are not present in normal cells. If we can block that pathway, then the cancer cell stops growing and dies. Expensive but fewer side effects. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How effective is neoadjuvant therapy for treating colon cancer?

How effective is neoadjuvant therapy for treating colon cancer?

Partially: Chemotherapy in all of its forms is only partially helpful in improving the survival of colon cancer. When there is an effective neoadjuvant response the remaining lesion can be successfully resected. complete surgical extirpation is the needed result. As immunochemo becomes more effective then the combination with surgery will even produce better results. ...Read more

6

6
What is radiation therapy treatment for colon cancer?

What is radiation therapy treatment for colon cancer?

Energy beams: For certain types of colorectal cancer, energy beams are focused in the cancerous area. These beams are designed to kill cancer cells and decrease the chance of the tumor growing back. Depending on the situation, radiation can be used either before an operation or after an operation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Is it possible to get radiation therapy for colon cancer?

Yes: Radiation is standard treatment for rectal cancers which have not spread and is used in combination with chemotherapy. For pure colon cancers, radiation is used sometimes in special situations (e.g. Cancer involving nearby critical organ or causing pain/ bleeding). The main therapies for colon cancer though are surgery and chemotherapy. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How effective is radiation therapy for treating colon cancer?

How effective is radiation therapy for treating colon cancer?

Partially effective: The best approach for colon cancer is resection. If lesion is large such as one in the rectosigmoid, then RT plus chemo can be employed to reduce the lesion for resection. While the end effect minimizes local recurrence, it does not alter overall survival. ...Read more

9

9
Which chemo therapy is most effective for KRAS mutant metastic colon cancer ?

Which chemo therapy is most effective for KRAS mutant metastic colon cancer ?

Same drugs as other: Same chemotherapy drugs are used for treating both types of colon cancer. The only difference is lack of benefit from EGFR inhibitors(Cetuximab and Panitumumab). Avastin (bevacizumab) also works in both types. I trust that you know there are 3 chemo drugs that are widely used(5FU or Capecitabine, Irinotecan and Oxaliplatin) ...Read more

10

10
Can any targeted therapies or other drugs help with metastic colon cancer when Xeloda (capecitabine) n irinotecan has failed ?

Can any targeted therapies or other drugs help with metastic colon cancer when Xeloda (capecitabine) n irinotecan has failed ?

Yes: Target agents that have activity either as single agent or as combination for recurrent or refractory metastatic colon cancer as a second line include: Avastin (bevacizumab) or Cetuximab/Panitumumab (if k-ras, n-ras, b-raf are wide type) or Regorafenib (inhibitor of angiogenic receptor) or aflibercept. FOLFOX may be effective too after irinotecan has failed. Clinical trials are aslo available. ...Read more

Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more