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Cancer: Colon Board Index
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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)
... 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)
... 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)

... my mom was diagnosed with stage 1 colon cancer. ... (1 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)
... years, he scared the hell out of me. ... (3 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)
... As far as the "young" thing goes.....I'm told by every one I see that I'm too young to have this. It's kind of frustrating. ... (23 replies)
Colon Stent
Mar 4, 2009
... Has anyone experienced a colon stent and if so for how long? ... (3 replies)
... The doctors have found a tumor in my colon about the size of a walnut or golf ball. Two sets of biopsies have come back negative for cancer,but my doctor says you never know for sure until it is surgically removed and a complete pathology report is done. ... (11 replies)
Colon tumor?
Sep 24, 2007
... re 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)
... 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)
... hands. But I've been on for...4 cycles now, and I haven't noticed it again. My doctor just said to keep my hands and feet moisturized a lot. I've been using one of those hand kits with shea butter and cotton gloves. It seems to be working okay, and at the very least it feels nice. ... (2 replies)
... occurrence. I am somewhat concerned because the dosage is more than twice what I was taking before my tumor was removed from my colon. ... (2 replies)
Xeloda
Jun 1, 2007
... I am one that takes the pills and it is with my regular Chemo IV treatment. I believe I might have told you that I take an IV of Oxaliplatin every 3 weeks then take the Xeloda for 14 days after that. ... (3 replies)
Colon cancer
Dec 29, 2006
... THANKS FOR THE REPLY MY MOM DOES NOT HAVE A BAG THANK GOD AND SHE DOES NOT NEED ANY CHEMO SHE JUST HAS TO FOLLOW UP EVERY 6 MONTHS THE MASS THEY TOOK OUT WAS THE SIZE OF A TANGERINE BUT TAHNK GOD AGAIN THE REMOVED ALL OF IT AND ALL HER TUMOR MARKERS WERE NEGTIVE.... ... (2 replies)
Friend of a friend
Nov 30, 2006
... mailed me about a friend of his. ... (10 replies)
... lymph nodes clear, but also like you it has gone through the wall of the colon but not into surrounding tissues. ... (5 replies)
... Which vaccine is it your taking, my mother recently had a tumor remover from her liver and diagnosed with stage 4. she still has 2 spots on her liver about the size of a nickle and is currently undergoing chemo. she is 49 years old. She is taking a vaccine now that is like what you are taking not sure which one. ... (5 replies)


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