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Diagnosed at 16: A Colon Cancer Personal Story

Darrick, also known as Harleyman71 on WebMD, shared his uplifting story with WebMD the Magazine.

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Sigmoidoscopy for Colorectal Cancer Screening

Sigmoidoscopy (SIG-moy-DAH-skuh-pee) enables the physician to look at the inside of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon, called the sigmoid colon. Physicians may use this procedure to find the cause of diarrhea, abdominal pain, or constipation. They also use sigmoidoscopy to look for early signs of colorectal cancer in the colon and rectum. With sigmoidoscopy, the physician can see bleeding, inflammation, abnormal growths, and ulcers. For the procedure, you...

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Colon Cancer Story: 1 Man’s Survivor Story

As Johnny Pauls discovered, preventive screening can detect colon cancer early -- when it can be cured. Find out more in this WebMD video.

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Colon Cancer Story: 1 Man’s Survivor Story

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