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Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Home Treatment

    Home treatment may be all that is needed to help manage the side effects that often accompany metastatic or recurrent colon cancer or its treatment. Healthy habits such as eating a balanced diet and getting enough sleep and exercise may help control your

  2. Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer

    A fecal occult blood test detects blood in the stool by placing a small sample of stool on a chemically treated card, pad, or wipe; then a chemical developer solution is put on top of the sample.

  3. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Cause

    Learn about colorectal cancer, including metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer.

  4. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Exams and Tests

    Tests to help your doctor see if colorectal cancer has metastasized or recurred include: An abdominal ultrasound to find the cause of pain or swelling in your abdomen. A colonoscopy to see if cancer has returned to your intestine. Blood tests to find out

  5. Colon Cancer Genetic Testing - 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 ..

  6. Colorectal Cancer - Exams and Tests

    Read about medical tests related to colorectal cancer.

  7. 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 ..

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Colostomy for Colorectal Cancer

    Information on surgery called colostomy for colorectal cancer.

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