Is there a correlation between the length of your colon and colon cancer?

No. No, women in general have longer colons than men and actually have less colon cancer. There is an association between acromegaly and colon cancer, but that is not due to colon size.
No. There is know know relationship.

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Is there a relationship between the length of your colon and colon cancer?

No. While there is some variation between one person and the next regarding their total length of colon, this is not correlated with cancer risk. Of course, those people who have undergone (sub)total colectomy are at lower risk of colon cancer than if they didn't have this surgery. Read more...

For what length of time can you live with colon cancer stage four and luekemia?

Everyone is unique. Most survival data is based on populations - 10s or 100s of patients with a similar disease who are tracked over time. That give percentages/probabilities/averages. However, every patient is unique, as medical professionals are finding out using genetics and personalized medical treatment. The listed diseases are very serious - be active in care decisions and do what is best for the patient. Read more...

What is approx survival length for raltitrexed and oxylpatin for metastic colon cancer?

Can't tell. it is impossible to tell anything about prognosis just from knowing what medications you are on. The prognosis mostly depends on the type of cancer and its location. Your oncologist should be able to provide more estimation. Good luck. Read more...

Can there be a positive or negative correlation between celiac's disease and colon cancer?

No correlation but.. Celiac disease hasnot been shown to increase the incidence of colon cancer. However, there is a significantly increased risk of cancer in general, specifically, non-hodgkin lymphoma. http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/commoncomplicationsofcd/f/celiac-disease-colon-cancer.htm you should also follow your doctor's and the acs recommendations for colon cancer screening, which is possible in everyone. Read more...

For what length of time can you live being elderly stage 4 colon cancer and renal failure and sepsis?

Sounds like serious. Illness. Of the conditions you mentioned, sepsis is probably the worst, because it means uncontrolled infection throughout the body. Next is renal failure, but dialysis can reverse some of the effects of it. Stage 4 colon cancer means widespread disease, so prognosis is poor. To have all of these conditions at one time in one person is quite ominous. Read more...

What can prognosis b like for metastic colon cancer that chemotherapy oxyplatin and raltitrexed?

Colon mets. Not having your chart and you in front of me makes it very hard to give you an accurate idea on prognosis. When chemo is started, that means your CA cells have gone beyond the boundaries which would have made txing it simple. The simpler the tx, the better the prgns. The harder the tx, the worse the prgns. On a positive note, f/u with your docs, stay faithful, and you might get a pleasant surprise. Read more...

What can approx prognosis b for metastic colon cancer with chemotherapy?

What kind of mets. it depends what kind of metastases we are talking about. if the spread to the lymph nodes, surgery and chemotherapy, and possible radiation therapy could be very helpful. if the spread to the liver the prognosis is less optimistic, unless the metastases are able to be resected. other metastases are less promising in spite of chemotherapy and radiation therapy .like bone and brain. Read more...
Temporary relief. The best chemo can offer metastatic colon cancer is a temporary relief of symptoms and possibly some tumor shrinkage There are no known cures from chemo due to the presence of malignant stem cells that have repairative mechanisms for damaged DNA. If the lesion is in the liver, one can attempt primary resection or microwave ablation.. Shrinkage here can leade to resection and possible cure. Read more...