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Recurring colon cancer with metastasis, colonic bleeding controlled with dicynone, history of CABG. Chances of myocardial infarction?

Hi my father in law is 80 years old and has recurrent colon cancer with metastsis and local recurrence and colonic bleeding dicynone could control the bleeding however we are afraid he might get a myocardial infarction since he was operated by CABAG few years back for how long can we use dicynone to control the colonic bleeding?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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long term use of dicynene may not be suitable to control mucosal bleeding. Metastatic colon cancer can be treated with chemotherapy and depending upon exact site of bleeding palliative radiation may be an option which may effectively control the bleeding. Consult your oncologist. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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