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Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Prevention

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

  2. Colorectal Cancer Screening - 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?

  3. Colorectal Cancer - Treatment Overview

    The first step in treating colorectal cancer is usually an operation to remove the tumor. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy can also be used for treatment.

  4. 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 ...

  5. Inherited Colorectal Cancer

    WebMD explains the two most common inherited forms of colorectal cancer and how they are detected and treated.

  6. Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection

    Colorectal cancer may be treated with a laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection, an operation in which the anus, rectum, and sigmoid colon are removed and a colostomy performed. Learn more from WebMD.

  7. Clinical Trials for Colorectal Cancer

    WebMD explains the basics of participating in a clinical trial if you have colorectal cancer.

  8. Colostomy Questions and Answers

    WebMD provides answers to questions about living with a colostomy, including care, travel, and supplies.

  9. Follow-Up Care for Colorectal Cancer

    Follow-up care after treatment for colorectal cancer is very important. WebMD tells you what to expect.

  10. Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy screens for abnormalities, including cancer, in the colon and rectum. Learn more from WebMD.

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