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... and a polyp was removed. It was tested and found to be of a type that could develop into cancer, although at the time it was not cancerous. In January I had a colonoscopy and had another polyp removed. I'm 33 and wondering if this has happened to anyone alse around this age and did your doctor recommend anual exams? ... (3 replies)
... t was over 5 years ago. I think it was on a schedule of two weeks on, then a one week break. I was also on a regular schedule of CEA tests every 3 months and an annual colonoscopy for one year. ... (31 replies)
... I think you are on the 5 year plan of periodic CEA and CT Scan check ups. You should talk to your doctor about establishing the schedule. There should also be an annual colonoscopy. This is what my doctors in Vancouver have told me is the normal procedure and what I did. After 5 years you are considered cured. ... (31 replies)

Mass in colon.
Nov 7, 2011
... I had annual colonoscopy last week, and Dr. found a mass. He did biopsy, and scheduled me to return this week to see results. ... (0 replies)
... of people that are told to get screened via colonoscopy actually get the test. ... (22 replies)
... Hi VirgoGuy, my cousin has had an annual colonoscopy since she was 31. We have both lost our Dads to colon cancer and her annual colonoscopy regularly turns up the "not cancer yet" form of polyps while my first one came back negative for polyps last summer. ... (3 replies)
... I am 63. I had my first colonoscopy at 55, partly due to ongoing left side bloating and discomfort, partly just for screening due to age, and 4 polyps were removed. ... (1 replies)
... I am 62 and have not had a colonoscopy. I tried to get the prep down in 2009 but could not and had to cancel the procedure. Since then, each year at my annual exam my primary care provider urges me to have one, to which I reply that I am waiting for them to make it easier. My last annual was in March. ... (2 replies)
... You must focus on what is GOOD...positive. In the late 80's early 90's I began the colonoscopy journey way before the recommended "precautionary testing" age. I was a babe in the woods with horrid gastrointestinal issues post gastric bypass. ... (68 replies)
... emptive measure. I know that diverticulitis is painful, as I suffer with that also. It's morbid...but I just wait for them to tell me that my colonoscopy revealed cancer or needs resection. ... (5 replies)
... cur during the first three years after diagnosis. January is way too long to wait for the colonoscopy!!!! Since your husband is symptomatic he should insist on a colonoscopy and CEA level as soon as possible, as well as a CAT scan to determine what is going on. ... (4 replies)
... which is why I had annual colonoscopies. I guess I don't understand how a cancer could develop from nothing to stage 3 in such a short period of time. ... (0 replies)
Colon cancer
Sep 15, 2008
... My husband has surgery for colon cancer 18 months ago, it had spread to 1 lymph node, he has 6 months oral chemotherapy, which the only side effect was extreme tiredness, in July this year he had a colonoscopy and was told he was clear, he still has annual C/T scans and blood tests. (7 replies)
... Hi CatAZ! (And any others who may be interested): Hope you're in the mood to read, cause this is gonna be a long winded response to CatAZ's q's! When I have a bowel obstruction, my symptoms are that I don't have any bm's for days, but I do have liquid seepage and sometimes alot of it overnight. Also, I am unable to eat due to the gas pain and bloating and the final... (12 replies)
... Hi CatAZ! (And any others who may be interested): Hope you're in the mood to read, cause this is gonna be a long winded response to CatAZ's q's! When I have a bowel obstruction, my symptoms are that I don't have any bm's for days, but I do have liquid seepage and sometimes alot of it overnight. Also, I am unable to eat due to the gas pain and bloating and the final... (23 replies)
... during a colonoscopy revealed cancer cells as well. I had a bowel resection done in an 'open' surgery resulting in a diagnosis of stage one colorectal cancer. ... (11 replies)
... x stage 111C rectal cancer four years ago. He had eight months of chemo with radiotherapy for five weeks. He had a really rough time. Since that time, he has had annual scans and regular CEA tests. ... (5 replies)
Cancer Free!
Aug 11, 2006
... Awesome!!!! Its great to hear news like this. I believe I would still make the colonoscopy an annual event though. ... (11 replies)
... I am posted overseas in Germany. Here thye told my wife she will get quarterly CT scans and CEA tests for the first 3 years. In years 4 and 5 it will be semi annual. Each year for first three years also will have a colonoscopy. They told us they want to catch things as early as possible. She was diagnosed with Dukes C and just complete her 5th Folfox treatment. She also... (10 replies)
... Come down, u are worrying too much, my mom had the similar situation and she had her colonoscopy a year after, then 3 years after, then 5 years. so if your dr is telling u to get the second one in 5 years. believe him. ... (7 replies)


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