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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, 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 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 more »

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

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

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

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