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    Colorectal Cancer Health Center

    Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

    1. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Cause

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

    2. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - 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 ..

    3. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - 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 - Treatment Overview

      Your treatment for metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer will depend on specific information about the cancer, your preferences, and your health.

    5. Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - 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.

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

      Read about medical tests related to colorectal cancer.

    7. Digital Rectal Examination (DRE)

      A digital (finger) rectal examination is done to check for abnormalities of organs or other structures in the pelvis and lower abdomen.

    8. 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.

    9. Inherited Colorectal Cancer

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

    10. 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.

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