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MSI-H colorectal cancer

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Introduction

MSI-H colorectal cancer: MSI sporadic colorectal cancers with a high level of MSI (MSI-H) form a well defined group with distinct clinicopathologic features characterized by an overall better long-term prognosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of MSI-H colorectal cancer is available below.

Symptoms of MSI-H colorectal cancer

Treatments for MSI-H colorectal cancer

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to MSI-H colorectal cancer:

Wrongly Diagnosed with MSI-H colorectal cancer?

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Related Patient Stories

Causes of MSI-H colorectal cancer

  • Sporadic MSI-H colorectal tumors most often arise from the epigenetic silencing of the mismatch repair gene MLH1
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More information about causes of MSI-H colorectal cancer:

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and MSI-H colorectal cancer

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities,...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See ...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better...read more »

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: MSI-H colorectal cancer

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to MSI-H colorectal cancer:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to MSI-H colorectal cancer, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Animations

Prognosis for MSI-H colorectal cancer

Prognosis for MSI-H colorectal cancer: MSI-L colorectal cancer is usually associated with a better prognosis than in comparison to MSI-H colorectal cancer.

MSI-H colorectal cancer: Broader Related Topics

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