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Colorectal Cancer Health Center

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  1. Colostomy for Colorectal Cancer

    Information on surgery called colostomy for colorectal cancer.

  2. Colorectal Cancer - Other Treatment

    Radiation therapy uses X-rays to destroy colorectal cancer cells. It is often combined with surgery or chemotherapy. Radiation therapy may also be used to reduce the cancer's size when it is blocking the colon or rectum or to relieve pain.

  3. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - How Accurate Is the Test?

    Although these blood tests are highly reliable, no test is 100% accurate. The test cannot tell you when or whether you will develop colon cancer. Testing negative for an inherited colon cancer syndrome (FAP or HNPCC) does not mean you will never get colon cancer. It means your risk of colon cancer is about the same as that of the average person.It's very helpful if a close relative-preferably a ..

  4. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Health Tools

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

  5. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Exams and Tests

    Unless colon polyps are large and cause bleeding or pain, the only way to know if you have polyps is to have one or more tests that explore the inside surface of your colon. Several tests can be used to detect colon polyps.

  6. Colon Polyps - Symptoms

    Colon polyps usually do not cause symptoms unless they are larger than or they are cancerous. The most common symptom is rectal bleeding. Sometimes the bleeding may not be obvious (occult) and may only be discovered after doing a screening test.

  7. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - 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 ...

  8. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Colon Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have?

  9. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Topic Overview

    Colon polyps are small growths in your intestine.

  10. Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Treatment Overview

    Most colon polyps do not cause any problems, but they are typically removed during screening if you have a flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy.

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