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  1. Rectal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Option Overview

    There are different types of treatment for patients with rectal cancer. Different types of treatment are available for patients with rectal cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment),and some are being tested in clinical trials. B

  2. Colorectal Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Evidence of Harms

    Harms are associated with the various modalities used to screen for colorectal cancer (CRC). Fecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT) A systematic review done through the Cochrane Collaboration examined all CRC screening randomized trials that involved FOBT on more than one occasion. The trials reported a low positive predictive value for the FOBT,suggesting that more than 80% of all positive tests ...

  3. Rectal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Rectal Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about rectal cancer,see the following: Colon and Rectal Cancer Home Page What You Need to Know About™ Cancer of the Colon and Rectum Colorectal Cancer Prevention Colorectal Cancer Screening Understanding Cancer Series: Gene Testing Colorectal Cancer Screening: Questions and Answers For general cancer information and other resources from the ...

  4. Colorectal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Description of the Evidence

    Background Incidence and mortality Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common malignant neoplasm worldwide [ 1 ] and the second leading cause of cancer deaths (irrespective of gender) in the United States.[ 2 ] It is estimated that there will be 142,570 new cases diagnosed in the United States in 2010 and 51,370 deaths due to this disease.[ 2 ] Between 1998 and 2006,CRC incidence rates in ...

  5. Rectal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage IV and Recurrent Rectal Cancer

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) STAGE IV (OLD STAGING: MODIFIED ASTLER-COLLER D) AND RECURRENT RECTAL CANCER ...

  6. Colorectal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Questions or Comments About This Summary

    If you have questions or comments about this summary,please send them to Cancer.gov through the Web site’s Contact Form. We can respond only to email messages written in English. ...

  7. Colorectal Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    National Cancer Institute for more cancer information.

  8. Rectal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - General Information About Rectal Cancer

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) Related Summaries Other PDQ summaries containing information related to rectal ...

  9. Colorectal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI] - nci_ncicdr0000062763-nci-header

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Colorectal Cancer Prevention

  10. Rectal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - nci_ncicdr0000062959-nci-header

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Rectal Cancer Treatment

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