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Colorectal Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Specialists Who Treat Colorectal Cancer

    WebMD guides you through the process of assembling a medical team of specialists to provide the very best treatment plan for colorectal cancer.

  2. What Is Colorectal Cancer?

    WebMD explains the function of the colon and rectum and how colorectal cancer starts.

  3. What You Need to Know About Proctoscopy

    Proctoscopy is a quick examination of the rectum to look for signs of colorectal cancer. WebMD tells you what to expect from the test.

  4. Tips for Family and Friends of Cancer Patients

    A cancer diagnosis can profoundly affect family and friends. WebMD offers coping tips for loved ones.

  5. What to Expect During Colorectal Cancer Surgery

    WebMD tells you what to expect before, during, and after colorectal cancer surgery.

  6. Rectal Cancer Treatment by Stage

    WebMD explains rectal cancer treatment -- stage by stage.

  7. Digital Rectal Exam

    WebMD explains how a digital rectal exam is used to detect abnormalities, such as growths, in both men and women.

  8. Immunotherapy to Treat Colorectal Cancer

    Immunotherapy, also called biological therapy, is a type of treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight colorectal and other cancers. Learn more from WebMD.

  9. The Registry for Inherited or Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

    Read about centers that maintain a list, or registry, of patients and their families with inherited syndromes that lead to colorectal cancer.

  10. What's Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

    Determine your risk factor of developing colorectal cancer by answering some questions.

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