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    1. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Changes to This Summary (09 / 19 / 2014)

      The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.Evidence of BenefitRevised text about five sigmoidoscopy screening randomized controlled trials to state that there was an overall 28% relative reduction in colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality, an 18% relative reduction in CRC incidence, and a 33% relative reduction in the incidence of left-sided CRC.This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Screening and Prevention Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

    2. Partnering With Your Doctor to Treat Colorectal Cancer

      WebMD offers suggestions for working with your doctor on a treatment plan for colorectal cancer.

    3. 10 Questions to Ask the Doctor About Colon Cancer

      WebMD offers 10 key questions to ask your doctor about colorectal cancer.

    4. Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer

      WebMD explains chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, including side effects.

    5. Colorectal Cancer Surgery

      WebMD explains types of surgeries and other procedures to treat colorectal cancer.

    6. Understanding Colorectal Cancer -- The Basics

      Get the basics on colorectal cancer from the experts at WebMD.

    7. Understanding Colon Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment

      Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer.

    8. Understanding Colorectal Cancer -- Prevention

      Get tips for preventing colorectal cancer from the experts at WebMD.

    9. Understanding Colorectal Cancer -- Symptoms

      From symptoms to treatment to prevention, get the basics on colorectal cancer from the experts at WebMD.

    10. Colorectal Cancer: Surgery

      WebMD helps you find information about colorectal cancer surgery.

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