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What could a mass on the colon be?

What could a mass on the colon be?

Most non-cancerous tumours are polyps that are attached to the lining of the colon or rectum. They usually stick out from the lining and grow toward the hollow centre of the colon or rectum. Non-cancerous tumours of the colon or rectum are usually found during a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.

Where was the mass found in my colon?

A mass 3cm was found 40cm from the rectum which pathology later determined to be malignent. I met with my GI, she suggested open surgery not through colonoscopy. She suggested to cut the colon about one foot on either side of the tumor along with the lymphnode.

How big is a 5 cm colon cancer?

If so, you should know that this is a tumor of considerable size. A 5 cm mass is nearly two inches. That is pretty big for a cancerous mass. “A 5 cm colon cancer in the sigmoid colon is an extremely large tumor,” says Benjamin Levy, MD, board certified gastroenterologist who provides clinical care…

How big was the mass found in my rectum?

A mass 3 cm was found 40cm from the rectum which pathology later Three days ago, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. A mass… Intermediate Module (IMM)…

How much of the colon is removed in colon cancer surgery?

Usually, about one-fourth to one-third of the colon is removed, depending on the size and location of the cancer. The remaining sections of colon are then reattached.

A mass 3cm was found 40cm from the rectum which pathology later determined to be malignent. I met with my GI, she suggested open surgery not through colonoscopy. She suggested to cut the colon about one foot on either side of the tumor along with the lymphnode.

Usually, about one-fourth to one-third of the colon is removed, depending on the size and location of the cancer. The remaining sections of colon are then reattached.

A mass 3 cm was found 40cm from the rectum which pathology later Three days ago, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. A mass… Intermediate Module (IMM)…

What was the size of my colon tumor?

I’m stage IIA and the size of my tumor was 8.5 x 7.5 x 2.5 cm. The surgeon said it was the size of an orange. They took 20 cm of the ascending colon.