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.

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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. Read more...
No. There is know know relationship. Read more...

Gallbladder surgery and colon cancer, can you tell me more about the relationship?

IDK any directly. Unless you have gallbladder cancer that has spread to the colon, i know of no direct relationship between having gallbladder surgery (for stones or dysfunctional gallbladder) and devloping colon cancer. Of course, having any type of cancer increases risk of other cancers - but i know of no direct link between surgery for a bad gallbladder (non-cancerous) and developing colon cancer. Read more...
None. There usually is no relation between removal of the GB and colon cancer. Given your age both colon cancer and GB cancer are unlikely. Removing your GB does not increase risk if colon cancer. . 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...

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...

Is there a connection between colon cancer and hemorroids?

Not directly. Colon cancer usually arrises from polyps inside the colon. Hemorrhoids result from having high pressure inside the colon when you become constipated. Read more...