Text: Prof. Chen Jialiang (Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He insists on taking administrative, teaching and diagnosis work. He is on the front line to find the direction of reform. He can also teach students by example, and is committed to cultivating a conscience with medical ethics. doctor) "I only had my colon taken a year ago, and the doctor said everything was normal. Why did I suddenly get colon cancer?" Mr. Wang also planned to travel to Japan next year after the epidemic with his wife, but now he has become disheartened, but he is unwilling.
I hope I can dismantle his doubts. Mr Wang's case is uncommon, and international guidelines recommend that people over photo background removing the age of 50 should undergo colonoscopy every 5 years. According to a study by the Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, regular colorectal cancer screening can reduce the incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer. So what's wrong with Mr. Wang? "Mr. Wang, can you give me the report of the previous colorectal scans?" He took the colorectal scan for the first time in 2014 and found that there were palm-sized flattened polyps (laterally spreading tumors) in the intestines, or "laterally developing type". tumor". This type of polyp is flat and easy to "leak the eye".
Coupled with its unique shape, general endoscopic techniques cannot completely remove it. Fortunately, a senior doctor working at the Prince of Wales Hospital found the large polyp in Mr. Wang's intestine and successfully cut it out using advanced endoscopic techniques. The laboratory report confirmed that there were no cancer cells and no polyp remaining. , so there is no need for surgery to remove the large intestine. According to the records, the doctor suggested that Mr. Wang should have a re-examination of the large intestine within 3 years to prevent similar polyps from growing in other locations. Mr. Wang asked: "After so many years, I don't remember much! But why do I have to take pictures of my colon so frequently? Just