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Discussion BoardWeird Question was posted 11/07/2011 07:27 pm by Janet
I had a strange experience today with our doctor at Sloan. She doesn't
believe a patient should have a colonoscopy, endoscopy, 'regular testing
outside the cancer scope' while a patient is in the treatment phase for PC. I
don't understand that. He hasn't had chemo since march and all his scans and
blood work are normal. He has some trouble swallowing but has a 20 year
history of having his esophagus dilated because of a benign stricture. Just
curious, did anyone else have run into this? What would the reason be not to
have a routine colonoscopy, endoscopy or heart workup 9 months after your
last chemo treatment? Left me with a bad feeling.
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