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Colorectal Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Colorectal Cancer

  1. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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

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

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

  3. Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

    Here are some common symptoms of colorectal cancer.

  4. Eating to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

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

  5. 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.

  6. Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy is used to screen for colorectal abnormalities, including cancer and precancerous conditons. Learn what to expect if you get a colonoscopy.

  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. Curing Colorectal Cancer

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

  9. Laparascopic Total Abdominal Colectomy

    Laparascopic total abdominal colectomy is a surgery that removes the large intestine to treat inflammatory conditions of the intestine, such as ulcerative colitis and familiar polyposis. Learn more from WebMD about the procedure.

  10. Caring for a Continent Ileostomy or K-Pouch

    WebMD explains how to care for your ileostomy, or K-pouch.

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