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  1. Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

    Here are some common symptoms of colorectal cancer.

  2. Air Contrast Barium Enema

    An air contrast barium enema is a test used to obtain a visual image of the colon. Learn more about the procedure here.

  3. Ileocolectomy and Right Colectomy (Removal of the Right Colon)

    Read about laparoscopic ileocolectomy and right colectomy for colorectal cancer and other bowel problems.

  4. Biopsy for Colorectal Cancer

    Learn more about how a biopsy for colorectal cancer is done and what to expect if you need one.

  5. Eating to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

    Nutritional information that may help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

  6. Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy is used to screen for colorectal abnormalities, including cancer and precancerous conditons. Learn what to expect if you get a colonoscopy.

  7. Fecal Occult Blood Test

    When doctors test for fecal occult blood they are testing for the presence of microscopic or invisible blood in the stool, or feces. Read this article for more facts about this test.

  8. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    Doctors use flexible sigmoidoscopy to examine the rectum and the lower part of the colon. Learn what to expect during this procedure.

  9. Immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer

    Immunotherapy, also called biological therapy, is a type of treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight colorectal cancer. Read about it here.

  10. Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion

    Laparoscopic fecal diversion is a type of surgery for some bowel problems. Fecal diversion inculdes ileostomy and colostomy. Learn more.

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