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Colon or colo rectal cancer

What is colon or colo rectal cancer ?

Colon or large intestine is the last part of the digestive tract. Colon cancer is a cancer that usually occurs in elderly people but it can occur at any age.

Colon cancer usually start as non cancerous (Benign) growth in the inner lining of intestinal lumen called polyps. Over time some of these polyps can become colon cancers.

Colon cancer is sometimes also called as Colo rectal cancers.

The Risk factors associated with colon cancer are:

1.Colon cancer usually is diagnosed in people above 50 years of age , but there are increasing incidences of younger people getting colon cancer.

2.People of African-American are at a higher risk.

3.Ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.

4.Diets high in red meat and processed meat.

5.Low-fiber, high-fat diet

6.A sedentary lifestyle and obesity

7.Diabetes

8.Smoking and heavy alcohol consumption

9. Only a small percentage of colon cancers are linked to inherited genes. The most common inherited syndromes that increase colon cancer risk are familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and Lynch syndrome, which is also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC).

Signs and symptoms of Colon cancer:

1.A persistent change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in the consistency of your stool.

2. Rectal bleeding or blood in your stool

3.Persistent abdominal discomfort, such as cramps, gas or pain.

4.Weakness or fatigue,

5.Unexplained weight loss

Dr. Priya Tiwari is a renowned Medical Oncologist from country premier Institute, All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She is trained in dealing with all aspects of Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine and believes in providing holistic care to the patient. A MBBS gold medalist, she has numerous papers in many reputed journals. Her goal is to develop an oncology care model addressing all important issues concerning cancer patients.

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CA Cervix- CA Ovary - CA Uterus Surgeon

Uterus or Endometrium cancer.

Uterus or endometrium cancer is one of the common cancers in women.Early diagnosis of uterine cancer is possible, if the initial symptoms are noticed by a woman and immediately approaches a clinician with her complaints.We are well equipped to offer the best uterus or endometrium cancer treatment in India.

What are the types of Uterus cancer ?

Uterus cancer usually occurs in the lining of uterus called endometrium but other less common cancers can also occur in women like uterine sarcoma.

Signs and symptoms of uterine cancer

The initial and most important symptom is abnormal bleeding in a woman,like bleeding in between the periods or a vaginal bleed post menopause.

  • Unusual Vaginal discharge which can be foul smelling, pus like or may be blood tinged.
  • Painful coitus
  • Constant and persisting pain in pelvic region, feeling of pressure or mass in pelvic region.
  • Sudden and unexplained weight loss.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Unusual pain during urination or bowel movement.

Who are at risk of developing uterine cancer

  • Women in whom periods have started at an early age
  • Women who have delayed menopause
  • women who has never delivered a child
  • Being Overweight or obese
  • Post menopausal women who are taking estrogen only HRT
  • Estrogen producing ovarian tumors
  • PCOs
  • Women who have been treated with Tamoxifen for more than two years for breast cancer treatment
  • Woman who had a previous radiation therapy of lower abdomen
  • Less common Lynch or cowden syndrome

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