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rectum tumor

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 29, 2007
  • 04:35 PM

Could you please answer a question for my wife and me? A small tumor (2.5 CM) was found inside my wife’s rectum. It can be touched by a finger and is located outside the intestine nearer to the tail bone. The tumor needs to be removed and they want to try and do so by going through the rectum; if not then the doctors said they would have to cut into her tail bone to reach it. Is cutting the tail bone a standard procedure for removing a tumor in this area? What complications can occur if the tail bone is put at risk?
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Thank You, Sen and Kevin

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