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The most common type of cancer found in this location is believed to be related to a type of viral infection linked to causing other ty Colorectal Cancer Risk Colorectal cancer—cancer of the colon and rectum—is the second leading cancer killer in the United States affecting both men and women.
Your risk increases as you age. Some people are at even higher risk depending on their personal or family history Basic Facts About Colorectal Cancer. The general population faces a lifetime risk for developing the disease of about 5 percent, Surgery is the most effective treatment for colorectal cancer.
Even when all visible cancer has been removed, it is possible for cancer cells to be present in other areas of the body. These cancer deposits, when very Following treatment for either colon or rectal cancer, ongoing follow-up to detect recurrent disease is considered an important part of patient care for colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer follow-up refers to a systematic approach to monitoring patients for new or recurr Colon Cancer Expanded Version.
Colon cancer is a common malignancy in the United States. The treatment of patients with colon cancer can be complicated and may require a team of surgical and medical specialists. This review provides general information for patients and their families, covering colon ca Colon Cancer Myths vs. There are many myths and legends surrounding colon cancer, which can be entirely preventable.
The following helps to set the record straight. If you are concerned about colon cancer, or if you have a strong family history of colorectal cancer, ask your doctor if you need Colonoscopy is an effective procedure to diagnose abnormalities of the large intestine and to screen for colorectal cancer and colorectal polyps. A colonoscope is a long, thin flexible instrument that provides magnified views of the colon and rectum However, constipation may reflect a more serious problem that will require the help of your medical provider to suggest tests, medical intervention and, Constipation Expanded Version.
Fortunately, constipation usually is simple to avoid and easy to treat when it occurs. However, symptoms of constipation may be a sign of a more serious problem requiring medical atten Crohn's Disease. The gastrointestinal tract is a system of body organs responsible for carrying and digesting food, absorbing nutrients, and getting rid of waste.
Inflammation re Crohn's Disease Expanded Version. While medical management of the disease is the first choice, surgery may be indicated for specific reasons. This information was Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. Enhanced recovery after surgery, known as ERAS is a multimodal approach to surgical care that has been shown to improve recovery after surgery, especially in patients undergoing colorectal surgical bowel resections. Patients typically experience less pain, faster reco Fecal Incontinence.
Fecal incontinence also called anal or bowel incontinence is the impaired ability to control the passage of gas or stool. This is a common problem, but often not discussed due to embarrassment. Failure to seek treatment can result in social Fecal Incontinence Expanded. OVERVIEW The purpose of this patient education piece is to provide patients and their families with information on the background, causes, and treatments of fecal incontinence. This is intended for a general audience.
Fecal incontinence is What is colorectal cancer? What is a polyp? Polyps are mushroom-like growths that form when cells lining the colon grow, di Hereditary Colorectal Cancer. They determine various physical features and may predispose people to certain diseases. All cancers, but especially colon and rectal cancers, commonly referred to as colorectal cancer CRC , have hereditary facto Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Expanded Version. They are the basic units inside a cell by which we inherit traits from our ancestors and pass down traits to our children.
Our genetic information, found in our DNA, determines much about us: for example, our eye and hair co Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It is one of the several conditions known as functional gastrointestinal disorders. This means the bowel may function abnormally, but tests are normal and there are no detec Irritable Bowel Syndrome Expanded Version.
Irritable bowel syndrome IBS is a common disorder affecting over 15 percent of the population. The following information has been prepared to help patients and their families understand IBS, including the symptoms, causes, evaluation, and treatment options.
IBS is one Minimally Invasive Surgery. Many diseases and conditions of the colon and rectum are treated surgically. A surgeon may use traditional open or minimally invasive techniques depending on the individual case.
Minimally Invasive Surgery Expanded Version. In addition to the decision to undergo surgery, patients are often faced with a choice of traditional or minimally invasive surgical techniques. In order t Ostomy Expanded Version. Ostomies are often created as a part of intestinal surgery when there must be a new way for intestinal waste to leave the body.
This information was prepared to help patie Pruritus Ani. This condition causes irritation of the skin near the anus, resulting in a strong urge to scratch the area. In many cases, no specific problem is found to explain the itching. Screening and Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer.
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common non-skin cancer, affecting all ethnic groups. An increa Colorectal cancer is a common malignancy for both men and women. Screening for colorectal cancer is the process of identifying apparently healthy people who may be at increased risk of developing this disease. This information was prepared to help patients understand the Self-Test on Colorectal Cancer. Colorectal cancer — cancer of the colon and rectum — is the second leading cancer killer in the United States and all women and men aged 50 and older are at risk.
The good news is that colorectal cancer is preventable and, if detected early, curable. Depending upon your ag Get regular colorectal cancer screenings beginning at age Eat plen Screening tests for colorectal cancer can save 30, lives each year.
The Colon: What it is, What it Does. The colon is also known as the large bowel or large intestine. It is an organ that is part of the digestive system also called the digestive tract in the human body. The digestive system is the group of organs that allow us to eat and to use the food we Human Papillomavirus HPV. HPV stands for human papillomavirus. HPV is a collection of related viruses that can cause a variety of different problems of the genital and anal skin.
It is the most common sexually transmitted infection STI and can cause genital and anal warts, a pr Abscess and Fistula Expanded Information.
An anal abscess is an infected cavity filled with pus found near the anus or rectum. Ninety percent of abscesses are the result of an acute infection in the internal glands of the anus.