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Colon Cancer

Also called: Colorectal Cancer

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Push the insurance company. Do NOT take "no" as the first answer, and ask to talk to the medical director, or better yet, have your...
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There is really no way of knowing. The stage of a cancer cannot be determine by feeling it.I am so sorry to hear about your father.
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ABSOLUTELY, and make sure they do a biopsy....only way I was finally diagnosed with collagenous colitis....best decision ever!!!!
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That is a question you need to ask your Gastrointerologist but I am sure that during a colonoscopy, anything that is snipped, is biopsied for sure!
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Hi Look at this site, http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-stagedthen look under JTCC Staging System...
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Find a new PCP and talk directly with the medical director of your insurance company or the medical group.  I don't know your age, but your...
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It sounds like you could have a hemroid. You can check by feeling around the out side of your rectum. If you feel a vain like thing sticking out then...
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I'm so sorry you lost your dad. I lost my dad a couple of years ago. I completely understand your wanting answers about how he died.Perhaps the...
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I don't know anything about you or your medical history to tell you "your chances" that this blood is due to colon cancer, but that is...
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I'm sorry to hear about your dad's cancer, but how lucky he is to have you to help him through this!It sounds like you've been doing a...
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I know this must be really scary. The tact I usually take in these situations is that I try not to let my imagination run wild and not think the...
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Regular physical activity protects against CRC. We can reduce our risk by as much as 24% if we just get up and get moving. Aspirin and non-steroidal...
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Inside your abdominal cavity is the long, tubular digestive tract. The second part of this tube -- the large intestine -- is composed of the colon...
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The exact cause of colorectal cancer is not known. But there are several risk factors for the disease.Other diseases. Colorectal cancer is strongly...
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... If you need radiation, it would be given every day (except on weekends) for a number of days that is determined by the dose of radiation that...
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