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Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Understanding Colon Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer.

  2. Understanding Colorectal Cancer -- Symptoms

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

  3. Understanding Colorectal Cancer -- Prevention

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

  4. Understanding Colorectal Cancer -- The Basics

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

  5. Get More Information From NCI

    This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information on Anal Cancer treatment.

  6. Evidence of Benefit

    Fecal Occult Blood Test There are 5 controlled clinical trials that have been completed or that are in progress to evaluate the efficacy of screening utilizing the fecal occult blood test (FOBT). The Swedish trial is a targeted study for the 60 to 64 age group.[ 1 ] The English program selects candidates from lists of family practitioners.[ 2 ] The Danish trial offers screening to a population ..

  7. Stages of Rectal Cancer

    After rectal cancer has been diagnosed,tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the rectum or to other parts of the body. The process used to find out whether cancer has spread within the rectum or to other parts of the body is called

  8. Risks of Colorectal Cancer Screening

    Screening tests have risks. Decisions about screening tests can be difficult. Not all screening tests are helpful and most have risks. Before having any screening test,you may want to discuss the test with your doctor. It is important to know the risks of the test and whether it has been proven to reduce the risk of dying from cancer. The risks of colorectal cancer screening tests include ...

  9. Cellular Classification and Pathology of Rectal Cancer

    The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors of the colon and rectum include:[ 1 ] Epithelial Tumors Adenoma Tubular. Villous. Tubulovillous. Serrated. Intraepithelial neoplasia (dysplasia) associated with chronic inflammatory diseases Low-grade glandular intraepithelial neoplasia. High-grade glandular intraepithelial neoplasia. Carcinoma Adenocarcinoma. Mucinous ...

  10. About PDQ

    PDQ IS A COMPREHENSIVE CANCER DATABASE AVAILABLE ON NCI'S WEB SITE. PDQ is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. Most of the information contained in PDQ is available online at NCI's Web site. PDQ is provided as a service of the NCI. The NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health,the federal government's focal point for biomedical research. .

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