Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Referral is indicated if:
Patient has biopsy proven colon cancer.
If patient not in UMH System, colonoscopy report, preferably with photos, and pathology report are necessary.
If patient not in UMH system, pathology glass slides with report to be available at or before clinic visit for review by Pathology.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Additional tests that may be ordered:
Tattooing of the site if lesion has been removed by colonoscopy
CT scan with oral and IV contrast, chest, abdomen, pelvis, within 6 weeks - report and images (prefer CD) available for clinic visit
Labs: comprehensive panel, CBCP, PT, PTT, CEA
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Fax or send appropriate medical documents to program (fax 734-936-6927)
Clinic Contact Information
Patient: General Surgery Call Center, 734-936-5738