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Colon tumor?
Sep 24, 2007
... I had a colonoscopy last week and they did discover a tumor which I am expecting the biopsy back on anytime. Why do they have to confirm if a tumor is malignant with a biopsy. Is there any other kind of tumor in the colon other than polyps? ... (3 replies)
... some burning sensation in my lower abdomen,pain in rectum was bad for weeks but now has subsided almost completely. I am scared if I have stage 4 because of the size of tumor, I am going to sloan kettering tomorrow without any health insurance hoping they wont turn me away. does tumor size dictate the stage of the cancer? ... (3 replies)
... targeted radiation, etc. that are now used as part of the treatment so that even advanced colon cancer in many cases can be treated as a chronic disease and kept under control. ... (3 replies)

Colon tumor?
Sep 24, 2007
... Hello! I recently had my first colonoscopy due to anemia. The doctor found and removed a small "polyp" which turned out to be a benign submucosal tumor. He told me they are pretty common and never become cancerous. I don't know the exact size, but it was quite small. Apparently there is no reason for concern at all with this type of tumor. I hope your biopsy turns out well! (3 replies)
... The width of the stool is not an indicator of whether someone has colon cancer or not. ... (1 replies)
... Three weeks ago today I was being operated on for a tumor in my colon. Today I am at home recovering and feeling better everyday. I started my day this morning with a mile and a half walk! ... (5 replies)
... Once again, I find myself in a spot in life where my syptoms could either be nothing or colon cancer. This one has caused me a large amount of stress and worry and I can't get a doctors appt until next Tuesday. ... (2 replies)
... is why you need to go for frequent colonoscopies if you are at risk. If you can catch them early you are good to go. From what I understand, too, it is not the size of the tumor that matters as much as the depth of the tumor. They can tell the depth of the tumor with a transanal ultrasound for rectal cancer... ... (10 replies)
... A number is added to each letter to indicate the size or extent of the tumor and the extent of spread. ... (20 replies)
... I am a very healthy 42 year old, have never smoked, never drink, and no drugs. I was diagnosed with colon cancer about 4 weeks ago. That is a hard thing to take in. I wanted the surgery as soon as possible so April 5 2011 was my surgery date. ... (2 replies)
... tuation really helps, especially to somebody like me who is brand new to this, and I know I am going to have so many questions. As I mentioned, I don't know the size of my tumor yet, nor the stage that will be assigned. I guess I get that next week. ... (7 replies)
... However, colon cancer does run in my family. ... (23 replies)
Colon Stent
Mar 4, 2009
... Has anyone experienced a colon stent and if so for how long? ... (3 replies)
... my mom was diagnosed with stage 1 colon cancer. ... (1 replies)
Apr 7, 2006
... Hi Louisa, I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother. I lost my grandmother to colon cancer 29 years ago. She was only 64 years old. ... (1 replies)
... o the day of surgery that this would not do any good. He would be no better. The surgeon came to us after surgery and told us that behind the scar tissue was a tumor a little larger than a baseball. It was attached to the bladder and small intestine. He said the looked at it in OR and confirmed it was cancer. ... (1 replies)
... The doctors have found a tumor in my colon about the size of a walnut or golf ball. ... (11 replies)
... I have been reading around this section of the boards in hopes of finding some support for myself, selfishly. Last Aug. my mom was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer. Surgery was done to remove the tumor in her colon and then we found out that 3 of 14 lymph nodes were involved, so of course was chemo. ... (28 replies)
... Hey Joe I had a colonoscopy in August following an episode of bleeding, prior to that I did have a lot of abdominal cramping. They found a rather large tumor in the sigmoid portion of my colon, and It was biosped with the results taking about 3 days to come back. ... (1 replies)
... Yes the colon was removed with clear margins. Sorry the mass is located in the presacral area behind the rectum. ... (7 replies)

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