Stage 4 Colon Cancer Life Expectancy

stage 4 colon cancer life expectancy

    life expectancy

  • The average period that a person may expect to live
  • Life Expectancy is a novel by suspense/horror writer Dean R. Koontz. The plot centers on five pivotal moments in the life of a self-proclaimed “lummox” named James “Jimmy” Tock.
  • an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities
  • Life expectancy is the expected (in the statistical sense) number of years of life remaining at a given age. It is denoted by ex, which means the average number of subsequent years of life for someone now aged x, according to a particular mortality experience.

    colon cancer

  • A malignant (cancerous) tumor arising from the inner wall of the large intestine. Although the exact causes of colon cancer are not known, it appears that both hereditary and environmental factors play a role in its development. The early stages of cancer may have no symptoms.
  • a malignant tumor of the colon; early symptom is bloody stools
  • Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer or large bowel cancer, includes cancerous growths in the colon, rectum and appendix.

    stage 4

  • There are distant metastases (to bone, liver, or lung, for example), or skin and chest wall involvement beyond breast area.
  • there is a partial traction-like retinal detachment.
  • Knowing the word well and remembering it

stage 4 colon cancer life expectancy – What Your

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Colorectal Cancer: New Tests, New Treatments, New Hope
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Colorectal Cancer: New Tests, New Treatments, New Hope
– What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Colorectal Cancer was published in Warner hardcover (0-446-53188-X) in 3/04. The book features a foreword by Katie Couric.
– Dr. Pochapin made an appearance on the Today show in conjunction with the hardcover publication of this book. Previously, he had been chosen by Katie Couric to be the Medical Director of the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, named in honor of Ms. Couric’s late husband.
– The author is an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Weill Cornell Medical Center.
– There are approximately 100,000 new colorectal cancer cases diagnosed annually, making it the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. March is also Colorectal Cancer Month, so the publication of this book will benefit from heightened media awareness.

Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy
Infographic of days I have used and days I have remaning.

Life expectancy, by Graca

Life expectancy, by Graca
Watercolor study on paper from imagination

stage 4 colon cancer life expectancy

Colon & Rectal Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment
This handy, reassuring guide helps recently diagnosed patients answer pressing questions, such as How far advanced is the disease? What tests are involved? and What treatments will be recommended? and understand the often confusing and intimidating medical jargon. In addition, this fully updated second edition is a quick, reliable reference to the most current procedures and treatment options. Among these are the increasingly popular trend of using chemotherapy and radiation prior to surgery, targeted therapies involving newer drugs that limit their focus to the cancer cells, the use of laparoscopic surgery, and latest approaches in radiation therapy and chemotherapy drugs. This work also reviews symptoms and risk factors for colon cancer, how the disease may be prevented, and pros and cons of various treatments.