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Cancer: Colon Board Index
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Colon tumor?
Sep 25, 2007
... Hello gbw123! I'm so happy to hear that your results were good! That is such a relief! I don't really know much about possible types of tumors, either. My doctor called mine a "submucosal leiomyoma" and said that they "never become cancerous". I didn't ask enough guestions I guess- I was very happy to hear the word "benign". I know that it looked enough like a polyp that he... (3 replies)
Colon tumor?
Sep 25, 2007
... ved that were not cancerous. I also had a tumor, which I just got the biopsy results back on which turned out to be benign. Whewww!!! The results showed that the tumor was not even precancerous. They did several biopsies on different sections of the tumor. ... (3 replies)
... years that it takes a sporadic colon cancer to grow is a yearly colonoscopy. ... (5 replies)

... that is used as a marker for recurrence... so IF he has cancer, part of the testing I mentioned will be a blood test to see what his CEA level is, then after the tumor is removed, they can follow his blood work in addition to other testing to make certain he does not have a recurrence. ... (4 replies)
... They found one polyp that was removed and determined to be benign after removal. They also discovered a fairly large fatty tumor in my rectum that they said is usually unusual. ... (0 replies)
Recovery Time?
Apr 19, 2005
... got their wires crossed about where the tumor was exactly .. ... (302 replies)
... Could she not get her colon sewn to her anus? ... (11 replies)
... In this technique, the colorectal surgeon operates THROUGH your anus to remove the tumor with a one inch circumferential margin, and then stitch up the rectum... that's it! ... (8 replies)




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