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... I'm responding to the question about CT detecting cancer inside the colon... If it is large enough for a CT to detect it will detect it. ... (6 replies)
... pelvic CT scan. They all found nothing. I asked my DR. if a CT scan would have detected Colon Cancer within the colon. He said no, but if there was any, it hadn't spread anywhere per the CT. ... (6 replies)
... rectal condition is suspected then colonoscopy is one of best ways to take a loot inside and see for sure. CT scans are often used to verify what has already been seen and also if a mass is present they can sometimes see whether it has spread to a greater or lesser extent. ... (10 replies)

... Then he says he wants to schedule a CT and then a colonoscopy to check for diverticulitis. I asked him if he thought it could be colon cancer and he was hesitant to say no...but he said he didn't think so. At my age at least. I mean obviously he can't say he's absolutely sure. ... (3 replies)
... someone has GI cancer. It stands for CarcinoEmbryonic Antigen. It is very useful to keep tabs on if your Mom had an elevated blood level to begin with... they can then monitor her CEA level through blood tests. ... (1 replies)
... up testing to detect recurring cancer after treatment has been completed. These ASCO guidelines may not apply to particular patients. ... (10 replies)
Bad news :-(.
Jun 3, 2005
... Don't freak out yet. I know how disappointing this can be. ... (6 replies)
... They may do a CT scan once per year but am unsure. This will carry on for another 4 years. ... (10 replies)

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