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What is a good diet after surgery to remove sigmoid colon cancer tumor?

Food. General rules about good dietary habits are same after surgery for colon cancer: fruits and vegetables high fiber grains, etc stay away from processed meats and nitrates limit red meat consumption limit alcohol and avoid tobacco keep weight under control ....All the boring stuff. Read more...
Good diet. Lots of fiber, water, less red meat, more veggies. Read more...

What's the standard treatment of post op adhesions which causes obstruction in the small intestines after a sigmoid colon cancer surgery?

Each person is. Different, no true standard. First would be identification if true obstruction, partial or complete obstruction. Often initial treatment is IV fluid hydration & medication for pain & nausea. Serial physical exam & abdominal x-ray. If complete or unresolving obstruction, then surgery is performed to remove adhesions. Pain by itself is not an obstruction, unrelenting vomiting & no bowel movement is. Read more...
None. There is no rx for adhesions themselves. If they cause a bowel obstruction then that will be treated with a tube through the nose to decompress the bowel and no food for a few days. If that doesnt work then surgery may be required. Read more...