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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. Preventing Colorectal Cancer

      Learn about steps that may help prevent colorectal cancer.

    3. How Is Colorectal Cancer Treated?

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

    4. Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion

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

    5. Air Contrast Barium Enema

      An air contrast barium enema is a test used to obtain a visual image of the colon. Learn more about the procedure here.

    6. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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

    7. Colorectal Cancer Treatment by Stage

      Learn about treatment for different stages of colorectal cancer.

    8. Curing Colorectal Cancer

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

    9. 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.

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

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

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