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If colon cancer was there several years n now removed - why only after surgery a liver met appears ? All prior scans were showing no distant spread ?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Not unusual.

It sometimes takes years for a metastasis in the liver or elsewhere to become large enough to be seen with the tests that we have available, such as CT scans or pet scans.
If the metastasis is isolated and small, it may still be able to be treated. Be sure to discuss this in depth with your oncologist. Good luck.

In brief: Not unusual.

It sometimes takes years for a metastasis in the liver or elsewhere to become large enough to be seen with the tests that we have available, such as CT scans or pet scans.
If the metastasis is isolated and small, it may still be able to be treated. Be sure to discuss this in depth with your oncologist. Good luck.
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