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What is the risk of gastric bypass surgery leading to colon cancer?

What is the risk of gastric bypass surgery leading to colon cancer?

Risk factors: Risk factors for colon cancer include smoking, obesity, high fat diet, high red meat diet, low fiber diet, history of polyps, family history of colon cancer. I am not aware of gastric bypass surgery increasing the risk of colon cancer, but the need for gastric bypass surgery suggests that some risk factors mentioned above are likely present. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Can kimchi cause gastric cancer?

Can kimchi cause gastric cancer?

No: The national korean cabbage-based staple is fermented, but not carcinogenic. ...Read more

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Can eating kimchi cause gastric cancer?

Can eating kimchi cause gastric cancer?

YES IN HIGH DOSES: If you have a steady diet of fermented foods, such as kimchi, there have been studies which show a relationship to gastric cancer. But , if you eat a balanced, diverse diet with occasional intake of kimchi or other fermented foods, you won't take on much risk. Remember, the dose makes the poison. So, indulge in moderation, and enjoy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the risks of chemoradiation for gastric cancer?

What are the risks of chemoradiation for gastric cancer?

Worth it, probably: You must discuss the benefits, risks, expense and unpleasantness of any proposed regimen with your health care team. Unless your stomach cancer is surgically curable, chemotherapy and/or radiation are all that are standing between you and death. You decide. ...Read more

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In gastric cancer, does weight loss generally precede pain.

In gastric cancer, does weight loss generally precede pain.

May have neither: If you have the least concern, get seen by your physician now. ...Read more

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Would gastric cancer typically cause weight loss before pain?

Would gastric cancer typically cause weight loss before pain?

Many causes for weig: There are many causes for weight loss.Cancer is just one of more than one dozen causes. Cancer anywhere in the body can lead to unexplained weight loss usually due to loss of appetite.Gastric cancer can cause one of many symptoms like nausea, weight loss and sometimes pain but only when it is large and starting to obstruct the gastric outlet. ...Read more

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Might there be manifestations of gastric cancer with ovarian metastasis?

Might there be manifestations of gastric cancer with ovarian metastasis?

If you mean a that: Stomach tumor announces itself by an ovarian mass, the answer is yes, even has a name called kruckenberg tumor, but that applies to any tumor travelling to the ovary. ...Read more

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If I treated h.pyroli infection completely,is it possible to get a gastric cancer,?

If I treated h.pyroli infection completely,is it possible to get a gastric cancer,?

Risk is reduced: Cancer is a complex disease and is rarely caused by a single agent. H pylori infection sometimes can be associated with a form of gastric lymphoma but it is not the sole cause of lymphoma or any other form of stomach cancer. However, by treating such infection, you have one risk factor less to worry about ...Read more

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What are the palliative alternative medicines that can be given to a cancer patient?

What are the palliative alternative medicines that can be given to a cancer patient?

Focusing on: Comfort measures (palliation) now moves to the front of the line even during curative treatment: anti-emetics, pain control. The most daunting is fatigue, and no vitamins do not help. But palliative involvement as full team member helps futile use of 'anti-cancer' thrusts when there are little chances of benefit. Some also well need to define appetite measure and use of canabinoids. ...Read more

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What are the chances that i would have gastric cancer that is causing increased reflux issues only 8 months after clean egd?

What are the chances that i would have gastric cancer that is causing increased reflux issues only 8 months after clean egd?

Reflux is VERY: Common, cancer this short after negative egd very uncommon. Call the folks that did the egd, explain your symptoms, report what meds you are on, track frequency, duration, and associations with what you eat and stress. Smoke? Alcohol? In the mean time, use your meds, add liquid ant-acids until you see your doc. ...Read more

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When caused by H. pylori, does H. pylori remain once you reach the gastric cancer stage? And if so, can we do a UBT test to detect it?

When caused by H. pylori, does H. pylori remain once you reach the gastric cancer stage?  And if so, can we do a UBT test to detect it?

Sometimes.: H. pylori can cause certain gastric cancers, and a type of lymphoma found in the stomach (MALT lymphoma). It can also decrease the risk for certain cancers. Treating H. pylori is important and recommended if you have a type of cancer associated with it. And yes, a urea breath test (UBT) is the way to test for it. Try this link for more info: http://tinyurl.com/kp92hhc ...Read more

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If h.pyroli is treated,can I get possible to gastric cancer?

If h.pyroli is treated,can I get possible to gastric cancer?

Uncommon: Stomach cancer is uncommon and is decreasing. If your H pylori was treated successfully, you are at no more risk than the next person. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have gastric adenocarcinoma cancer at the age of 16?

Is it possible to have gastric adenocarcinoma cancer at the age of 16?

It is not comon: To have cancer in adolescence: lymphoma, leukemia, testis and bony tumors osteo- and ewings sarcoma. Brain tumors too. These i've seen, heard ofand treated. I guess it is possible to have gastric adeno in adolescence...I've never seen or heard of it. ...Read more

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How well does chemoradiation for gastric cancer work?

Fair: Chemo therapy with RT used shrink large tumors pre op. 3 cycles of chemotherapy are given before surgery and again post surgery.. Commonly used drug combinations are ECF and ECX. ECF contains epirubicin, cisplatin and fluorouracil. ECX contains epirubicin, cisplatin and capecitabine (Xeloda). Side effects include drop in WBC, diarrhea and hair loss. Stage Ia survival is 70%. Stage IV is 5 ...Read more

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I have chemoradiation gastric cancer, any suggestions?

I have chemoradiation gastric cancer, any suggestions?

Make sure: ...You keep your doctor informed of any new symptom and follow his/her recommendations. Try to maintain a good hydration and nutrition. Stay as active physically as possible. I wish you success in your fight. God bless. ...Read more

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I have chemoradiation in gastric cancer, any suggestions?

I have chemoradiation in gastric cancer, any suggestions?

Tell us more: We can not help you much without knowing the details of your problems and what questions you might have! ...Read more

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Can bentyl (dicyclomine) mask the symptoms of gastric cancer?

Can bentyl (dicyclomine) mask the symptoms of  gastric cancer?

Hard 2 answer..: ...Because gastric cancer often causes no symptoms until it spreads and then the symptoms will depend on where it went to and whether it's causing blockage. My answer would be: Bentyl (dicyclomine) may potentially hide some symptoms but not for long. It seems you had an endoscopy already, though, so i'm not sure why you are so concerned about this. Gastric cancer in a young person like you would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Is palliative medicine is only for incurable diseases/ cancer? Is it helps in general complains of pt? Is it cures common problems?

Is palliative medicine is only for incurable diseases/ cancer?  Is it helps in general complains of pt? Is it cures common problems?

Palliative care. : Palliative care places less emphasis on the aggressive treatment of medical issues and more emphasis on keeping the patient with those medical issues as comfortable as possible. Usually meant for patients with terminal,'incurable medical issues. ...Read more

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Palliative (Definition)

Palliative care is treatment focused on reducing the suffering of an individual rather than ...Read more


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