Colon Cancer Prognosis

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Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), the lower part of your digestive system. Also called colon cancer or large bowel cancer, includes cancerous growths in the colon, rectum and appendix.

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Colon Cancer Prognosis

  1. 1. Colon Cancer Prognosis www.ipgdx.com Better information sooner for better decisions
  2. 2. Colorectal cancer , also called colon cancer or large bowel cancer , includes cancerous growths in the colon, rectum and appendix. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  3. 3. Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), the lower part of your digestive system. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  4. 4. The symptoms of colorectal cancer depend on the location of tumor in bowel and whether it has spread to elsewhere in the body (metastasis ). www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  5. 5. There are five colon cancer stages (0-4).Stage 0 Colon Cancer is the earliest form of cancer where it is in its original place.In stage 1,cancer has extended beyond the innermost layer of the colon into the middle layers of the colon.Colon cancer is considered stage 2 after it moves beyond the middle layers of the colon.If colon cancer is found in at least three lymph nodes, it has reached stage 3.Stage 4 is the most advanced colon cancer stage where the cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes and other parts of the body. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  6. 6. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps(adenomatous polyposis). www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  7. 7. Adenomatous polyposis syndromes tend to run in families. Such cases are referred to as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  8. 8. Another group of colon cancer syndromes, termed hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) syndromes, also run in families. In these syndromes, colon cancer develops without the precursor polyps. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  9. 9. Polyps may be small and due to this reason, doctors recommend regular screening tests to help prevent colon cancer by identifying polyps before they become colon cancer. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  10. 10. A prognosis gives an idea of the likely course and outcome of a disease - that is, the chance that a patient will recover or have a recurrence (return of the cancer). www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  11. 11. Colon cancer prognosis is based on several factors, such as the type and location of the cancer and the stage of the disease.Other factors that may affect a colon cancer prognosis include the patient's age, general health, and response to treatment. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  12. 12. PrognostiCheck® is a proprietary noninvasive measurement that depicts prognosis by illustrating the plasma cell membrane and the exchange between the intra and extracellular matrices. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  13. 13. Phase angle determined by PrognostiCheck® detects changes in tissue electrical properties and is a reliable and objective prognostic indicator in several chronic conditions. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  14. 14. People facing colon cancer are naturally concerned about what the future holds. www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  15. 15. Understanding colon cancer and what to expect can help patients and their loved ones: www.ipgdx.com Colon Cancer Prognosis
  16. 16. www.ipgdx.com [email_address] By IPGDx, LLC [email_address] For more information or inquiries regarding direct investments,collaborative product development and partnerships please contact below. PrognostiCheck R

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