There are mainly 4 types of colon cancer. This includes Carcinoid Tumors, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Lymphomas and Sarcomas.
Carcinoid Tumors: This type of tumor starts in the cells which produces hormones in the intestine. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): This type of tumor starts in the cells which are located in the walls of the colon. Lymphomas:This type of cancer starts in lymphatic system present in colon and rectum. Sarcomas: This type of cancer starts in blood vessels, connective tissues in colon or rectum.
Dr. Indoo Ambulkar is one of the best medical oncologist and cancer specialist at SevenHills Hospital in Andheri East, Mumbai. She is specialized in Breast Cancer Treatment, Esophageal Cancer, Lung cancer, Co-rectal cancer, Lymphomas and Gynecological Cancers and has very rich experience in these fields. She completed MBBS from Tata Institute Of Medical Science in 2001 and DM in Oncology from Holy Spirit Hospital in 2003. She is a member of Maharastra Medical Council.
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