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Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Colorectal Cancer - Medications

    Information on medications for colorectal cancer.

  2. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Prevention

    Learn about colorectal cancer, metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer, and what you can do.

  3. Colon Cancer: What Raises Your Risk - Topic Overview

    Your doctor may recommend earlier or more frequent testing if you: Already have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Have a first-degree relative (parent,brother,sister,or child) with an adenomatous polyp or colorectal cancer. Are an African American. Have had adenomatous polyps removed from your colon. This type of polyp is more likely to turn into cancer,but the risk is still very ...

  4. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Medications

    Learn about drugs used to treat metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer.

  5. Colorectal Cancer - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding colorectal cancer.

  6. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding metastatic or recurring colorectal cancer.

  7. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Surgery

    Surgery to remove cancer may be used to treat metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer. The type of surgery chosen depends upon the stage of the cancer.

  8. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - When To Call a Doctor

    Some people who have metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer do not have any symptoms. Sometimes it is discovered before symptoms appear, either on a chest X-ray or as part of lab tests.

  9. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - What Happens

    Cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the body. These extra cells grow together and form masses, lumps, or tumors. In colorectal cancer, these growths usually start as harmless (benign) polyps in the large intestine (colon or rectum).

  10. Colon Cancer Genetic Testing - What Is Colon Cancer Genetic Testing?

    Colon cancer genetic testing can tell you whether you carry a rare changed, or mutated, gene that can cause colon cancer. Although most people who get colon cancer do not have one of these mutated genes, having them greatly increases your chance of getting colon cancer. Colon cancer develops in the large intestine when cells change and grow out of control. Colon cancer is also called colorectal ..

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