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Cancer: Colon Board Index
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... The only way you can know for sure what is doing in your colon is by having a colonoscopy. At age 28 you certainly can develop colon cancer. Unfortunately colon cancer seems to be on the rise among younger people. ... (4 replies)
... I am sorry you had to go through all that anprdp. ... (5 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 26, 2006
... I have to agree with everyone that has given you advice, and say don't wait, go as soon as you can, I too am one of the young ones who had colon cancer. I had 1 episode of bleeding and it scared me to death, I thought i was perfectly healthy. ... (11 replies)

... Hospitals usually preserve samples of the tumors they remove and it might be possible to test it. ... (7 replies)
Re:colon cancer
Apr 23, 2008
... Colon cancer can most certainly be hereditary. Your family history is indicative of it. It is called HNPCC hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer due to a defect in a mutation repair gene. I would strongly recommend you consult a genetic counselor for further advice. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to hear that you have colon cancer. ... (2 replies)
... years that it takes a sporadic colon cancer to grow is a yearly colonoscopy. ... (5 replies)
... The most common symptom is no symptoms at all. Next is anemia of unknown origin. Depending on what part of the colon cancer develops in determines if and how soon symptoms will develop. ... (2 replies)
... Hey Everyone, sorry for the blocks of text, I have a fair bit to explain. ... (4 replies)
... Hello, I saw your post and felt compelled to write. ... (19 replies)
... I was 37, when diagnosed with colon cancer. My main symptom was blood in the stools. I ignored for 2 years. My family doctor said it was hemorhoids or IBS. ... (4 replies)
... Colon cancer in your age is rare, but certainly not unheard of. ... (16 replies)
... to have my third colonscopy and it is terrifying me. . . ... (39 replies)
... I'm 33, male, no family history of cancer of anykind, 4 kids, in good health although over weight and I could probably eat healthier. My family tends to be prone to diabetes but we are all on the heavy side. 3 months ago I had a bit of blood on the toilet paper after a BM. ... (7 replies)
... I agree with the previous poster. Cancer is not prejudice, it doesn't care what age you are, I am 29, my mom passed from colon cancer 8 years ago, her father, her sister and brother also passed from the condition, and her older sister had to have surgery for it, but is still living. ... (2 replies)
... In early 2002 I went to the emergency room with pains in my lower left side of my back. They sent me home with pain killers not knowing what was causing the pain. ... (6 replies)
... I've been reading these boards for about a month and finally decided to introduce myself. I am 28, diagnosed with Colon Ca just one month ago when they found a 12mm flat polyp during a early colonoscopy screening. ... (9 replies)
... I check in to this board occasionally to see if I can help someone because I got help here when I was first diagonosed with colon cancer. It is a difficult time, and I can tell you that you should not cross bridges until you get to them. ... (3 replies)
... You are being very wise in asking how early you should be checked for colon cancer, particularly as it runs in your family. Many doctors would say you are too young to get it, but these days, we find many young people are getting colon cancer. ... (6 replies)
... I got the results of my colonscopy today, well biospy stuff. My CEA was .20 and the polyp they found embedded in my acsending colon needs to be removed with part of my colon. ... (10 replies)


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