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What Causes Hypercalcemia In End Stage Colon Cancer
Not good, but: Each person is unique. Discss this question w/ the doctors involved in treatment. It's not good, but there are certainly cases that will do better than others. All life ends. Stage 4 cancer is quite advanced and life expectancy is shortened significantly. Overall health can matter a lot for how long and how good. ...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
Several reasons: Calcium levels in blood are regulated by parathyroid hormone (pth). Some colon cancers make a substance similar to parathyroid hormone, which can increase calcium levels in the blood. Another possibility is that the cancer has spread to the bones, releasing calcium into the blood. ...Read more
Can pain caused by colon cancer go away for 10 days then return? I ate healthier and stopped worrying about it, then i began worrying and pain returns
Why would tumour markers for colon cancer indicate end of life when one tumour shrunk and another grew slightly. What would cause tumour marker increa?
TUMOR MARKER: Tumor marker for colon cancer had a limited use as far as screening or detecting cancer but if patient had elevated cea the tumor marker before surgery and the level went down after then re-elevated cea could mean recurrent cancer until proven otherwise but id does not mean end of life or it could not be treated only in that special scenario should be taking seriously your surgeon will tell you. ...Read more
Eventually: Kidney function is calculated using a formula which contains your age. As you get older your kidney "function" declines as a result. Stage 2 "disease" is - in the big picture - relatively minor and may be related simply to your age. You may not need another explanation for your kidney "disease." However, your question was can kidney disease be caused by colon CA. Answer is yes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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