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Colon and Rectal Cancer 

ERT; Estrogen Replacement Therapy; Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT); HRT 

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.

HRT. Hormones (estrogen, progesterone, or both) given to women after menopause to replace the hormones no longer produced by the ovaries. Also called menopausal hormone therapy.


Colorectal Cancer as related to Hormone Replacement Therapy