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

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

  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. Biopsy for Colorectal Cancer

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

  4. Colonoscopy

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

  5. Colostomy Irrigation

    Colostomy irrigation is a way to regulate bowel movements by emptying the colon at a scheduled time. Read about it here.

  6. Curing Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer can come back after treatment. Find out what happens when it returns.

  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. Living With a Colostomy

    What to expect when you have a colostomy.

  9. How Is Colorectal Cancer Treated?

    Information on colorectal cancer treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and immunotherapy.

  10. 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.

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