Type of Surgery
The development of polyps, or small cancerous growths in the colom, rectum, and appendix, is the first sign of colon cancer. In most cases, these polyps are surgically removed, either individually or along with a section of the attached colon; more advanced cases may require resectioning the colon.
A Breakdown of the Costs of Colorectal Cancer Treatment
Colorectal cancer can be broken down into colon cancer and rectal cancer, but because tumors that develop in these areas often affect multiple connected...
Background Checks - Choosing a Colorectal Cancer Surgeon
Remember that finding the right colorectal cancer surgeon is not one isolated incident.Â Because of the multi-part nature of most colorectal cancer...
Types of Colectomies
A colectomy is a surgical procedure in which part, or all, of the colon is removed. Colectomies are often performed as a treatment for colon cancer,...
Approximately 41.8 million average-risk people aged 50 or older have not been screened for colorectal cancer according to national guidelines.
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