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Colorectal Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Genetic Testing and Colorectal Cancer

    If there a genetic test to determine your risk of getting colorectal cancer? Find out more.

  2. Curing Colorectal Cancer

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

  3. 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.

  4. How Is Colorectal Cancer Treated?

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

  5. Biopsy for Colorectal Cancer

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

  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. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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

  8. Colorectal Cancer Treatment by Stage

    Learn about treatment for different stages of colorectal cancer.

  9. 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.

  10. Colostomy Irrigation

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

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