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Colon Cancer: Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Treatment

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Colon Cancer: Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Treatment by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Small and Large Intestine Diseases. It contains the following chapters:

    • Colon Cancer - Clinical Presentation
    • Colon Cancer - Diagnosis
    • Colon Cancer - Prognosis, Treatment & Prevention

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    1. Males — lung cancer > prostate cancer > colon cancer Females — lung cancer > breast cancer > colon cancer
    2. Males — colon cancer > prostate cancer > lung cancer Females — colon cancer > breast cancer > lung cancer
    3. Males — prostate cancer > colon cancer > lung cancer Females — breast cancer > colon cancer > lung cancer
    4. Males — lung cancer > prostate cancer > gastric cancer Females — lung cancer > breast cancer > cervical cancer
    5. Males — lung cancer > gastric cancer > prostate cancer Females — lung cancer > cervical cancer > prostate cancer
    1. Smoking
    2. Low fiber diet
    3. Long-standing inflammatory bowel disease
    4. Hereditary polyposis syndrome
    5. Colorectal adenoma
    1. Colonoscopy
    2. Proctoscopy
    3. Ultrasound
    4. X-ray of the abdomen
    5. Sigmoidoscopy
    1. CEA
    2. Inhibin
    3. Beta HCG
    4. CA 19-9
    5. CA 125
    1. K-ras
    2. RET
    3. Src
    4. Wnt
    5. Myc
    1. Liver
    2. Bone marrow
    3. Breast
    4. Brain
    5. Spleen
    1. Regional lymph node involvement
    2. Involvement limited to the submucosa
    3. Involvement beyond the submucosa without lymph node involvement
    4. Distant metastasis to liver
    5. Distant metastasis to the brain
    1. Screening of colon cancer in FAP disease starts after 50 years of age
    2. Screening of colon cancer starts from the age of 50 years
    3. Screening for colon cancer is by colonoscopy
    4. Screening for colon cancer in a patient who has a first-degree relative with colon cancer is at 40 years or 10 years prior to the first-degree relative
    5. Screening for colon cancer must begin after 8 years of inflammatory bowel disease of the colon

    Author of lecture Colon Cancer: Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Treatment

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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