Malignant colon polyps treatment

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Avatar f tn ) While waiting for the biopsy results I researched flat polyps and learned that there are special procedures for removing large flat colon polyps. One such procedure is called endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). I'm wondering if you had this procedure; I think it would be rare to get bleeding with it if the physician is highly skilled. It seems to be done only at large hospital centers.
Avatar n tn Hi, I don't want to worry you, but do you have a history of colon cancer in your family? I ask this because we do, and the first symptom were mutliple polyps in the colon. BUT with our disease the polyps don't appear until around age 10 and through puberty. Polyps always start out benign and can, not always, turn malignant. The disease in our family is FAP, and my children were being scoped yearly for this. They were found in both my sons at ages 12 & 16, and my grandson @ 10.
577395 tn?1277401364 He had his 1st colonoscopy yesterday. The doctor removed multiple polyps and didn't remove, biopsied 2 polyps. Biopsy results will be ready Aug. 14. Looking at the report makes me realy scared, that he might have colon cancer. Can you please look at it and give me some insight. Really appreciate your help! Any additional information will help. What scares me the most in the reort is Hepatic Flexure.
Avatar f tn We have FAP in our family and from what I know adenoma polyps and the sessile serrated are only different in shape, both are pre-malignant and need to be removed. In our family thousands of polyps carpet the colon and removal of the colon is their only hope. I lost a husband, brother-in-law, son and grandson to FAP, I would much rather have been dealing with a sessile. So long as you remain vigilant with your scopes, you will be fine. Take care.
Avatar m tn I am curious why only the sigmoid colon was respected. This is a relatively new syndrome. Hyperplastic polyps have previously been viewed as merely inflammatory with little, if any, malignant potential but patients with hyper plastic polyposis syndrome clearly have an increased risk. Close surveillance is the recommended course with resection if this is not feasible. Resection in this situation typically means an abdominal colectomy.
Avatar n tn m only 42 but my grandmother, who I never had the pleasure of meeting, died of colon cancer at an early age.. During the procedure the Dr removed 4 polyps but he said they were small and said not to worry, they didn't seem cancerous.. How accurate are these Dr's typically??
Avatar n tn This way they can catch it before it becomes malignant. You have prevented yourself from developing colon cancer by getting scoped and having the polyps removed. You should have no other symtoms than what you may get from the diverticulitis. If there is anything in the biopsy to worry about, they will let you know. I totally agree, the prep is the worst part of it all. I'm happy all is well.
Avatar n tn I had a screening colonoscopy in Aug and to confirm a resected polyp was complete an EUS was done in Nov. Resected polyp OK but "multiple 5mm polyps were noted throughout the colon". How unusual is this? Only a couple in Aug and then many in Nov!!
1703392 tn?1307450500 How frequent will be determined on the size of polyps and their growth rate that they find. Generally, polyps less than 1.5cm in size are easy to resect endoscopically. Anything larger than that will be at higher bleeding risk - which happened to me before and I had to be admitted to hospital thru ER for bleeding control & monitoring. In fact, even if my polyps were benign, I'd still end up in OR b/c of the hemarrhage.
177337 tn?1310059899 This is an age when polyps can develop and that why they tell everyone to get scoped starting at 50. Polyps can bleed, and become malignant. If any are found during the scope, they are removed at that time. Better safe than sorry. Take care.
Avatar n tn He did anoscopy and told me that it might be my anal fissure, though by that time it had almost healed already. I asked if it can be something in the colon. He said, that it is better to perform colonoscopy. Do you think it is a good recommendation or is it not a right prescription in my case? Thank you.
Avatar f tn suspicious lumps in my thyroid, and possible cancer in both breasts, suspected colon cancer after positive polyps during a colonoscopy, and unexplained weight loss and bruising. I wanted to run in the opposite direction, as far and as fast as possible. Instead, I followed the doctors orders, had two thyroid biopsies, two breast needle biopsies, and gastro redo, and further testing. It was the longest month of my life, undergoing all these tests and waiting for results...finally 6.
280234 tn?1532986249 I was wondering if any other young adults have been diagnosed with colon polyps? I'm a 34/f who was recently diagnosed with a 1.1 cm "Tubulovillous adenoma" during a colonoscopy (was seeing blood/mucous in stool for about 6 months). The lab report came back that it was benign, and my GI doctor said follow up with him in 3 years. From what my GI doctor told me, and what I've read about these, they are considered precancerous. Following up in 3 years makes me nervous.
Avatar f tn Yes, it did save your life, polyps always become malignant so removing them is best. Normally they want to see you every 2-3 years once you have had polyps removed, because chances are you will develop more and want to stay on top of this. I'm assuming that Dr. Oz was told to return in 3 "months?" If so, his case is different, and his polyp may have progressed further. If you haven't had another colonoscopy, you should.
Avatar f tn I would suggest that in view of the previous presence of malignant polyps, you should agree with a GI specialist an interval for further interim colonoscopies to check for non-recurence (or - hopefully not - recurrence). Don't let it drift and then discover that you have put yourself into an unnecessary risk area. I would also suggest that the other symptoms you list should prompt you to seek prompt medical advice.
974371 tn?1424653129 Have a friend that is about 82. He had surgery fop or colon cancer about two years ago. He has been on some type of Chemo and oral meds since. Was told on one CAT scan, it was stable. Last CAT scan showed rumors had gotten bigger. I don't have many details. The doctor has stopped the Chemo and Cancer meds. Said he discussed it with some board and no other treatment suggested. I find this hard to believe! Can't they do surgery again to remove the rumors?
Avatar m tn Nov 2020 found 5 polyps. One was high grade adenoma (pre-cancerous). In UK we get free treatment on NHS but your GI physician can be anybody. So paid for private consultation with leading colorectal Consultant. His plan was CT scan and another colonoscopy to get baseline analysis followed by 2 yr colonoscopies. CT scan - waiting report. Next steps: Another colonoscopy scheduled for March 2021. I'm requesting CEA test to get baseline reading. I'll ask for this to be done annually.
107693 tn?1252864443 5th i had endometrial polyps removed...results are benign too... doctor said something about the colon polyps results...she said hyperplastic...i dont know what she was getting at...I will be seeing her in two weeks and hopefully she can clarify what she meant.. How concerned should i be! Should there be any treatment..
Avatar m tn Other causes of blood in stools are, aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications and, polyps (small growths) and cancerous tumors (malignant growths of tissue).Diagnosis is by ultrasound abdomen. In some cases sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy may be needed. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor.
Avatar n tn It appears that cancer that started in the colon has probably punched through the colon wall and spread to the liver. Calcification on the liver generally indicates calcium has formed in areas affected by past infection or injury, typically to protect the area from further damage. A malignant tumor with liver calcification may require advanced or invasive treatment. Surgery to remove a mass or radiation therapy may be an option for calcification on the liver caused by a malignant tumor.
1506428 tn?1290113504 They found three small polyps in my cecum (1-2mm) and one mid-sized polyp in my mid ascending colon (6-8mm). Also, there were large discontinuous areas of inflammation in my ascending and descending colon with large amounts of adherent mucus. They removed all of the polyps and took tissue samples for histology and virology (they are testing for C.
Avatar f tn after colonoscopies with findings such as what were included on my recent report (see below) with an adeonoma polyp. I am a 45-year old pre-menopausal female with no known colon cancer in the family, but had a colonoscopy because of anemia of unknown causes. Here is what was found on my colonoscopy: 5 mm tubular adenoma negative for high-grade dysplasia or malignancy (it also mentions semi-sessile in the report).
Avatar m tn Hi.....I'm glad your cancer was caught early enough for treatment, and polyps are common after 50 and that's why they want us to start having our scopes starting at 50. Polyps are removed during the Colonoscopy and your's was caught early and that's why we have the scopes, to catch these things before they become serious. Food is usually the culprit with gas, so think if you've been eating something out of the ordinary and eliminate it to see if things improve.
Avatar m tn Robert, I can't address the issue of the 'odds.' I'm not sure anyone can tell you anything about that until the tissue is checked by a pathologist. Whith the loss of (probably) the terminal ileum and some portion of the large colon/small colon, one of the things you will experience is the lack of a 'valve' that allows for measured amounts of contents to move from the end of the small intestine into the large intestine.
Avatar f tn My youngest son was diagnosed at 12 had his colon removed and is 39 now. He has several polyps in his duodenum which they have been watching for years. They normally don't become malignant in this area but can. My grandson was diagnosed at 10, and we lost him last year at the age of 18, also to a Desmoid. You are fortunate in that you have the attenuated form of FAP, where once polyps start developing there are few and can be removed via colonoscopy in the beginning.
Avatar m tn I am 36 years old. Long history of chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain and other IBD type symptoms. Currently being tested to rule out Crohn's. Had colonoscopy a couple days ago, and while my doctor didn't find evidence of Crohn's/IBD, he found two polyps in my left (descending?) colon. He said they were approx the size of the bed of his finger nail...(1 cm?) or so...and he removed them and sent them to pathology.
1801781 tn?1461629469 Hi Honey! Everything that CIK said is just perfect and I really can't think of one reason why you need to say a thing about opiate all. There isn't any literature about a relationship between opiates and colon cancer and polyps are not unusual, as CIK said. So stay strong and don't think about this! Hugs to you...