Iwould like to know about colon cancer?

See below. Too much to say, too little space. Look in these websites: american cancer society and national cancer institute (cancer.Org and cancer.Gov respectively).

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What does colon cancer generally look like?

It varies. Colon cancer can be in the form of a polyp or what is referred to as an apple-core lesion, meaning a circumferential narrowing at a specific site in your colon. The above descriptions refer to what is seen either endoscopically during a colonoscopy or radiologically during a barium enema lower GI series. Read more...
Mass or ulcer. Most colon cancers manifest as a raised ulcer on the luminal (phenobarbital) surface of the colon. Sometimes it causes a stricture (narrowing) of the involved segment. Read more...

What is the daily life like of a person with colon cancer?

Like anyone else... I have colon cancer. It has been successfully operated and removed. I didn't need chemo. Half of my colon is gone and I use the bathroom a bit more often than before. I otherwise eat and drink what i wish to have. I perform all my usual daily activities, surgery, on call, office hours etc. Function will be mostly determined by tumor burden and any spread. More advanced cases may be more limited. Read more...

Are there any genes that will tell you what your course of colon cancer will be like?

Not really. While there are certain genetic abnormalities that will help your doctor determine a course of treatment, as of yet there is no prognostic profile for colon cancer that is in general use. Read more...
Yes. A test called oncotype DX can help predict the behavior of colon cancer and likelihood of it coming back. Visit: www.Oncotypedx.Com. Read more...

Any signs or symptoms to watch for with diagnosed colon cancer in paraplegic that can't feel pain like others?

Depends. If you're if you're wondering what symptoms to watch out for until the operation, about obstruction is a possibility. In this case, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distention are common. Hope this helps! Read more...

How quickly do symptoms progress with colon cancer? I'm an 18 year old male exhibiting colon cancer-like symptoms.

Cancer warning signs. Warning signs for bowel cancer include blood in stool, change in bowel habits, change in stool caliber and abdominal discomfort, but none are specific for bowel cancer. A doctor can help sort out any symptoms. How quickly symptoms progress is variable among individuals. Read more...

Grandmother has to go into surgery because colon cancer. What will the outcome be like. She's over 75years old& is very ill...

Colon cancer. Sorry to hear about your grandmother's woes. The outcome of colon cancer depends on many factors, related to the extent and type of tumor and also to the underlying medical status of the patient who has the tumor. The best person to ask about this is usually the patient's oncologist. Good luck to your grandmother and to you! Read more...