Does cohn disease increase your risk for colon cancer?

While Chron's can. Have varied course, it can affect the entire gut. It's cousin, ulcerative colitis that affects the large bowel, is the cancer prone malady. Chron's, aka regional enteritis, can cause a great deal of misery, but it is not usually a cancer prone illness.
Chronic inflammation. Can always trigger excess cell turnover, which could lead to cancerous cells forming.

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Metastic colon cancer. Chemo started in march. Person passed away within 2 weeks of appetite loss and bilirubin increase. Although scan showed stable disease. Can this happen.?

Yes it can. Yes it is possible.we can not tell you what caused the death as we do not have enough information .But it can happen.Discuss with his Oncologist what was the cause of death in his case. Read more...
Yes. While most patients with metastatic colon cancer receiving chemo can function in the advanced stage of disease for 5-7 months, some live only a few weeks after chemo is initiated. This is due to extent of liver and other sites of mets. Although scan showed stable disease, some tumors express TNF and develop cachexia and loss of appetite leading to organ failure and end stage disease. Read more...

Does higher level of c reactive protein increase the risk of getting diseases like cardiovascular disease, colon cancer, and lung cancer?

Limited usefulness. C-reactive protein is very useful in making the diagnosis of a couple of uncommon illnesses, such as temporal arteritis, in which it is much elevated. It is neither sensitive nor specific for anything else, and especially, as a pathologist i'm unimpressed with it as a screen for any health risk -- it's neither sensitive nor specific, and generates useless worry. Live healthy ; forget it. Read more...

If someone in my family has had colon cancer, will I definitely get the disease or am I just at higher risk?

Maybe. The increased risk to you is usually in 1st degree relatives such as parents or siblings. Genetic-related colon cancers only account for about 20% of all colon cancers. Read more...
No. It is unlikely you will develop colon cancer but there are many factors that play into this. Best advise would be to see a genetics counselor to individualize your risk. Read more...

What sort of disease is colon cancer?

Colon Cancer. It is a cancer that starts in the large intestine. One of the risk factors of this cancer is someone in your family who has had it or polyps on their exam. It can present with bleeding from the rectum but it is mostly preventable with screening colonoscopy and learning your family history. High fiber in your diet helps lower your risk. Hope this helps. Read more...
Cancer. Colon cancer is a cancer of the large intestine (colon). Surgery is generally required to remove the portion of colon involved with cancer. Colonoscopy is performed to prevent colon cancer. Polyps, small growths, , which can turn into cancer, are removed during a colonoscopy so they don't turn into a cancer. Read more...

What to do if I have lymphoma or hodgkin disease or colon cancer help?

Biopsy. If a noninvasive (imaging) test, like an xray or ct scan, indicates a cancer then a biopsy will be necessary to confirm that there is a cancer and it will determine which kind of cancer. A referral to an oncologist is probably warranted. What to do will then be determined by the type of cancer and stage of the cancer. Read more...
Oncologist. Once a diagnosis is made, you would most likely be referred to an oncologist. Hope this helps. Read more...

How rare is colon cancer in a 28 year old female? My family has no history of the disease. I've recently been diagnosed with ibs.

Colon cancer. Colon cancer is rare is young people but can be see in association with diseases such as familial polyposis. Patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease involving the colon with longstanding colitis are at greater risk of developing colon or rectal cancer than the general population. Patients who develop IBD at a younger age may be at an increased risk when they are older. Read more...

Can those who have celiac's disease have a higher chance of getting colon cancer?

Rare. I am not aware of any connection between celiac disease and colon cancer. However, there is an increased incidence in small intestinal lymphoma in patients with celiac disease. Read more...