Colon Cancer Advice
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With some amusement, I just read "How to Get Your Husband to Get Screened" on About.com. Why with amusement? I have the opposite problem. My wife doesn't want me to get screened!
I recently had a negative fecal occult blood test (FOBT), but my doctor is still recommending that I have a colonoscopy. Does it make sense to do a colonoscopy if you're slightly anemic but your FOBT is negative?
My friend has stage 4 melanoma and is undergoing chemo. Why would the doctors want him to do that if he only has a few more months to live?
I know a lady that has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine carcinoma of the bowel. The doctors here are saying it is rare and we have been struggling to get information about this. Can you help us please?
My four-year-old daughter has juvenile polyposis. The current treatment for this disease is total removal of the colon. In your experience or research, have you come across alternative doctors or theories that could warrant further investigation?