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Do all colon cancer patients have to wear bags to re-route their feces?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Most colon cancer patients have their colons reattached when they have their surgery resulting in normal bowel function.

In brief: No

Most colon cancer patients have their colons reattached when they have their surgery resulting in normal bowel function.
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rectal Cancer

Very low rectal cancers may require a permanent colostomy in order to achieve a curative surgery.
Otherwise colostomies are usually not necessary for colon cancers.

In brief: Rectal Cancer

Very low rectal cancers may require a permanent colostomy in order to achieve a curative surgery.
Otherwise colostomies are usually not necessary for colon cancers.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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