How Is Colon Cancer Detected?

How Is Colon Cancer Detected?

Many people are afraid to get into a medical “mill” if they suspect a cancer. As understandable as this fear is, the earlier a disease is recognized, the better the chances of recovery and survival.

The investigations should clarify the following questions
• Do you really have a tumor?
• Is this good or bad?
• Which type of cancer is it exactly?
• Where is the tumor located?
• What is your general condition?
• How far has the disease progressed?
• Are there metastases?
• With which treatment can the best success be achieved for you?
• Which treatment can you expect?

Colon Cancer Detected

Investigations on suspicion
1. Your medical history (anamnesis)
2. Physical examination
3. Test for hidden blood
4. Colonoscopy (colonoscopy) / tissue sampling (biopsy)
5. Kolonkontrast enema
6. Ultrasound examination (sonography)
7. Computed tomography (CT)
8. New methods of colon examination
9. laboratory tests
10. Here are details about the diagnostic procedures