Colon and rectal cancer

What is Colon and rectal cancer?

It is a cancer from uncontrolled cell growth in the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine), or in the appendix. The classic warning signs include: worsening constipation, blood in the stool, decrease in stool caliber, loss of appetite, loss of weight, and nausea or vomiting.

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My family has a history of Colon Rectal Cancer.
I've had 1 colonoscopy done back in 2006, where they found a polyp, but it was not removed.
Ever...

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Hello,
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With a strong history of colon cancer in your family, polyps in your colon need monitoring and surveillance.
If you...

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I was diagnosed with colon rectal cancer 3 years ago...stage 3. I was operated and did the chemo and radiation. All test show that I am cancer...

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Before taking anything. Get a surgeon to do a per rectal examination to see for any palpable mass due to recurrence or a possible fissure in d anal...

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