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What Are Reactive Nodules In Colon Cancer
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
If a person with colon cancer has a liver met, 1 node and 1. 0.5 mm nodule
In lobe , what is approx prognosis ? Primary removed last yr
Not good: Once a cancer had metastasized, it becomes inoperable and the only way to slow it down is with either radiation and or chemotherapy when these treatments work. Ultimately the treatment itself produces immunosuppression and makes the patient susceptible to infection which is often the actual cause of death. All these variables impact the length of survival. ...Read more
Is nano knife a good option to remove mets from
Colon cancer ? Mets are- 1 in liver , 1 node ,1 sub pleural nodule . All small and chemo
Only certain lesions: Mets from colon cancer when smaller than 5 cm and exta hepatic in orign are good targets for nano knofe therapy. In the liver when there is no response to chemo one has many options including chemoembolization, isotope infusion or infusion with rasiolabelled microspheres. When chemo fails one can also add the newer immunotherapeutic agents. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on the Dukes classification as to extent of tumor into bowel wall and number of lymph nodes involved the chances of a lung lesion being metastasis is a possibility. A PET/CAT will help identify the lesion as met or not. If neg. careful follow up and possible biopsy might be necessary. ...Read more
Depends on what: the nodule is. If the nodule is a met from colon cancer, then ablating this apparent solitary nodule is not likely to affect the course of the disease. Calling is small or large is not relevant, the nature of the lesions needs to be ascertained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 4x3mm sub plural nodule lower right lobe w/family history of lung and colon cancer. Should I get further testing?
What were you told?: These little nodules are extremely common especially in areas where histoplasmosis is endemic, like my home in Kansas. If you look hard enough, probably a majority of folks have them. Unless your radiologist recommends an attempt at a biopsy, I'd forget about it or as maximum monitor it by imaging. There's really no test except biospy; and it's too small to hit easily with a needle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colon cancer, primary removed . Now 1 liver met , 1 node n 1 aortocaval nodule . Chemo irinotecan n Xeloda has not worked. Wats survival few years?
Colon cancer pt with 1 met in liver , 1 node, 1 sub pleural nodule. Chemo resistence.. Tried Xeloda and irinotecan both. Can anyting be done ?
Try HT Concierge: Marilyn, given your situation, you need more advice that can be given in short answers like this. I would recommend a second opinion in England, In whatever regional center is best. In addition, consider health top concierge. Several excellent oncologists are available by searching. Hang in there! ...Read more
Can ablation be beneficial for metastic colon cancer with the following :
1 liver met , 1 node , 1 sub plueral nodule ?chemo not worked
STOP!: You need to stop wasting your time and my time. I have answered this question multiple times and you still keep asking about it again and again!.. What are you looking for???? ...Read more
If chemotherapy fails , and there is a tiny new lung nodule , 1 liver met and 1 node can anything b done in colon cancer pt aged 65?
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