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Cancer: Colon Board Index
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... I am sorry that your mother is going through this. I would think the next step would be a colonoscopy. Her CEA levels are slightly raised but as she is a smoker, not much outside acceptable limits. A colonoscopy would certainly rule out the possibility of colorectal cancer. I hope you get answers soon. Alison (1 replies)
... a CEA result of 5.4, and an elevated ESR result. The doctor said she most likely had colon or pancreatic cancer and ordered a CT scan. ... (1 replies)
... His surgeon requested we do another biopsy, so in November 2008 he went into hospital for procedure. 1 week later we were told his cancer was back. This time it was inoperable as it was in his nerves, sacral area. He was in lots of pain and could only sit or stand for short periods. ... (4 replies)

... joins the colon via the ileocecal valve. One of the features of HNPCC colon cancer is that it is most likely to occur high in the right side of the colon. ... (6 replies)
... ething'. He said it was at the part where the bowel had been been stitched together and it looked like there was still a stitch there. He said I should have a CT scan and colonoscopy to be sure.It was October 2004 before I had the colonoscopy and another 6 weeks before I got the results. ... (29 replies)
Staging?
Aug 12, 2004
... My Dad had finally had a pet scan done followed by a biopsy on one nodule in between his lungs. The results were inconclusive but Dr said cells were consistent to those of rectal cancer. There are too many mets in his lungs to remove and he has emphysema so surgery is not an option. ... (9 replies)
Staging?
May 14, 2004
... A PET scan is a MUCH better diagnostic tool than a CT in evaluating metastasis. ... (9 replies)




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