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Detected with colonal cancer 5 year ago
My brother had been detected with colonal cancer 5 year ago. He undergone a major surgery and after that chemotherapy. Currently he has check up half yearly. Is there chances of reoccurring or any other infection
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Keep regular follow up . And 6 monthly CEA . No regular imaging is recommended after 5 years . What was the age he was diagnosed?
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Generally after 5 years chances of recurrence is very rare. But better to be on safe side to undergo follow up with clinical examination , Blood test for CEA and ultrasound abdomen once a year.
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