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Rectal Cancer Remission What Are The Signs Of Recurrence
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
What is the typical management for 1.7cm presacral pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer w/ no distant mets?
Besides most: Probably had microscopic pelvic recurrence , usually treated by chemo- radiation discuss with oncologist. ...Read more
See below: Often there are no symptoms in early stages. Signs and symptoms include bleeding, change in bowel habits, occult blood in stool, abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction, anemia and if metastases develop, jaundice and abdominal swelling. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-cancer/basics/definition/con-20036554. ...Read more
Assume you mean: Colorectal cancer metastatic to liver? A common progression pattern for those that fail. Most are assymptomatic detected by imaging, but progression can lead to liver failure, jaundice and ascites. Some limited metastasis can be treated surgically, with intra-arteial therapy with chemo or radioactive beads. Liver failure can lead to coma and GI bleeding du to varices as well. ...Read more
My aunt's daughter has lynch syndrome rectal cancer. Hereditary. My mom and other aunt have no real signs of this.Chance of me having? Mom's son?
T2n0m0 rectal cancer, is recurrent moderate bleeding post-polypectomy & pre-op a sign of residual cancer cells at the site? Does this change tx rec?
No: Bleeding is an expected complication. I it persist ten you should have it looked at. Bleeding does not define your treatment. The surgical path stage define your treatment. Rec eus ultrasound be done to ensure t2 lesion prior to surgery. If T3 (liothyronine) or higher conside preop chemo an radiation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer by definition is the growth in size and number in an unregulated manner of a cell line that has developed a mutation. The mutation is passed through the offspring which accumulate more and more mutations. The defining factor is that the cells act immortal as compared to normal cells that have a programmed lifespan. In the rectum this can occur in the cells that ...Read more
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