Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Prostate Cancer

Posted by • February 18th, 2011

In this week’s Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital is a 65-year-old man was seen because of hematuria and a tumor in the urethra, 10 years after brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Cystoscopy with biopsy revealed adenocarcinoma of the prostatic urethra. Colonoscopic findings were normal. A procedure was performed.   It is generally considered that surgery… Read More…

Colon Cancer

Posted by • June 25th, 2010

This week’s Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital is A 35-Year-Old Man with Adenocarcinoma of the Cecum. As many as 15% of colorectal adenocarcinomas occur in patients younger than 50 years of age — the age when we routinely start screening for such cancers. Only 0.1% of all colon cancers occur in patients before 20… Read More…