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Colon and Rectal Cancer 

Flaxseed oil; Graine de lin; Leinsamen; Linseed; Linseed oil; Lint bells; Linum; Linum usitatissimum; Winterlein 

Cancer of the colon or rectum is often called colorectal cancer. The colon and the rectum are part of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Tumors found in the colon or rectum may be benign (noncancerous) growths of tissue (polyps) or malignant cancerous growths of tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.

The seed of the flax plant. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and a compound called lignin. It is being studied in the prevention of prostate cancer. Also called linseed.


Colorectal Cancer as related to Flaxseed