colon cancer
Diagnosis of Colon Cancer
Dr. Kamran Khan
17 Sep 2018
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Colon cancer is diagnosed in patients with the help of Colonoscopy procedure. Blood tests are also helpful to diagnose colon cancer along with the procedure.

Colonoscopy procedure in which the biopsy of the colon is performed is the best way to find out the presence of colon cancer in an individual. In some cases, blood tests are also useful to the individuals. Basically, an individual needs to undergo colon cancer screening tests to receive the best diagnosis at the right point of time.


Dr. Kamran Khan

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Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Kamran Khan is a surgical oncologist & cancer specialist at Saifee Hospital in Girgaon, Mumbai. He is specialized in Colorectal Surgery, GastroIntestinal Surgery and Other cancer related surgery and has rich experience in these fields. He completed MBBS from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in 1990 and MCh in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre in 1994.
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