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Colorectal Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. The Registry for Inherited or Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

    Read about centers that maintain a list, or registry, of patients and their families with inherited syndromes that lead to colorectal cancer.

  2. Treatment of Precancerous Colon Conditions

    Learn about treating polyps and other colon conditions that could lead to colorectal cancer.

  3. Immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer

    Immunotherapy, also called biological therapy, is a type of treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight colorectal cancer. Read about it here.

  4. How Is Colorectal Cancer Treated?

    Information on colorectal cancer treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and immunotherapy.

  5. Eating to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

    Nutritional information that may help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

  6. Ileocolectomy and Right Colectomy (Removal of the Right Colon)

    Read about laparoscopic ileocolectomy and right colectomy for colorectal cancer and other bowel problems.

  7. Fecal Occult Blood Test

    When doctors test for fecal occult blood they are testing for the presence of microscopic or invisible blood in the stool, or feces. Read this article for more facts about this test.

  8. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    Doctors use flexible sigmoidoscopy to examine the rectum and the lower part of the colon. Learn what to expect during this procedure.

  9. Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion

    Laparoscopic fecal diversion is a type of surgery for some bowel problems. Fecal diversion inculdes ileostomy and colostomy. Learn more.

  10. Curing Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer can come back after treatment. Find out what happens when it returns.

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