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Does Colon Cancer Effect Any Other Body Systems Besides The Digestive System?

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Does Colon Cancer Effect Any Other Body Systems Besides The Digestive System?

Postby Darel » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:36 am

Does colon cancer effect respiratory, muscular or any others? Why? Please help.
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Postby Farquhar » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:37 am

There are 5 stages of colon cancer.
Stage 0 is simply a noncancerous polyp that is removed with a colonoscopy.
Stage 1 means the cancer has entered the colon lining, and it is removed through surgery.
Stage 2 means it has invaded the muscle of the colon, and doctors debate whether chemo should also be used.
Stage 3 means it has broken through the colon wall, and some lymph nodes are involved.
Stage 4 is where the cancer has spread to other organs.
It isn't until it reaches this stage that other organs would be involved, and since colon cancer is a slow growing cancer, regular colonoscopies usually prevent it from getting to this point.
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Postby Firman » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:39 am

Slow transit time can cause large intestine dysfunction. Ideally, food that enters your body should pass through within 16-36 hours. If not gas, putrefaction and fermentation can set in. Causes of slow transit time can be lack of roughage in the diet, not drinking enough water, eating in between meals, eating too many refined foods.
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Postby Gabrielo » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:45 am

Only if the cancer spreads beyond the colon.
That is why doctors tell people to get colonoscopys as a preventative measure.
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Postby Charleton » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:46 am

Yes. especially if the cancer cells is and are already spreading.
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Postby Elliston » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:48 am

Colo rectal cancer affects what is commonly known as the large gut, the part of our bowel where stool is usually formed after digestion is over. However in advanced colorectal CA the disease may spread to nearby organs or to distant sites commonly liver but to lungs, brain etc as well. In people who have inheritable cancer genes there may be a cluster of cancers affecting different organs which may include the large bowel.
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Postby Courtland » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:01 am

Yes. Colon cancers often invade other tissues, firstly lymph-nodes then organs such as liver, brain, lungs. The primary colon tumor also invades the muscular wall of the colon. Where the cancer goes (meta-sizes) to depends on its cell surface proteins. Certain cancers have an affinity to growing only in certain organs.
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Postby Lion » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:02 am

In the advanced stage of cancer there are more chances of the disease to spread other organs of the body.Regularly using colon cleanse helps to avoid cancer http://www.coloncleanse.net
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Postby Fulaton » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:37 am

ask your doctor but i think it depends on whether it spreads or not
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