Colon cancer and Bacterial infection - from FDA reports


Bacterial infection is found among people with Colon cancer, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Avastin and have Epilepsy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29 people who have Colon cancer from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 11, 2018

29 people who have Colon Cancer and Bacterial Infection are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Colon Cancer and experience Bacterial Infection *:

  • female: 46.43 %
  • male: 53.57 %

Age of people who have Colon Cancer and experience Bacterial Infection *:

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 2 people, 6.90%
  2. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 2 people, 6.90%
  3. Thyroid Diseases: 1 person, 3.45%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 3.45%
  5. Cancer Pain: 1 person, 3.45%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Avastin: 13 people, 44.83%
  2. Fluorouracil: 10 people, 34.48%
  3. Leucovorin Calcium: 9 people, 31.03%
  4. Xeloda: 6 people, 20.69%
  5. Oxaliplatin: 4 people, 13.79%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 8 people, 27.59%
  2. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 6 people, 20.69%
  3. Weakness: 5 people, 17.24%
  4. Fever: 5 people, 17.24%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 4 people, 13.79%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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