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Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Colon Cancer Genetic Testing - What Is Genetic Counseling?

    Information from genetic testing can have a profound impact on your life. Genetic counselors are trained to explain the test and its results,but you make the decision about whether to have the test. A genetic counselor can help you make well-informed decisions. Ask to have genetic counseling before making a decision about testing. Genetic counseling can help you and your family: Understand ...

  2. Colon Polyps - Home Treatment

    There is no home treatment for colon polyps. But you can take steps that may help prevent colon polyps from developing.

  3. Colorectal Cancer - Home Treatment

    You can do things at home to help manage the side effects of colorectal cancer or its treatment. Be sure to follow your doctor's advice on any drugs you are taking. Healthy habits such as eating a balanced diet and getting enough sleep and exercise may he

  4. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Symptoms

    Some people who have metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer do not have any symptoms. When they do appear, the most common symptoms are: A change in bowel habits, such as narrow stools or frequent diarrhea or constipation, blood in the stool or black,

  5. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - 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.

  6. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Prevention

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

  7. Colon Polyps - 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.

  8. Colorectal Cancer - Health Tools

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

  9. 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.

  10. Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy is a test that allows your doctor to look at the interior lining of your large intestine (rectum and colon). A colonoscopy is done using a thin, flexible viewing instrument called a colonoscope.

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