Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor
A colorectal polyp is a polyp (fleshy growth) occurring on the lining of the colon or rectum. Untreated colorectal polyps can develop into ...
A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tis...
Colorectal polyps as related to Cancer
- Tests to Detect Colorectal Cancer and Polyps - National ...
A fact sheet that discusses the advantages and disadvantages of several colorectal cancer screening tests.
- Colorectal Polyps and Cancer - WebMD
WebMD provides an overview of colorectal polyps and cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.
- Can Colorectal Cancer and Polyps Be Found Early?
Regular screening can often find colorectal cancer early, when it is most likely to be curable. Learn more about screening options here.
- Colorectal Cancer—Patient Version - National Cancer Institute
Information about colon and rectal cancer treatment, prevention, genetics, causes, screening, statistics and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.
- Variation In The Association Between Colorectal Cancer ...
Clinical Guidelines. Authored by a talented group of GI experts, the College is devoted to the development of new ACG guidelines on gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
- Colorectal cancer risk factors - American Cancer Society
Many risk factors may increase your chance of developing colorectal cancer. This guide will help you learn about possible causes of colorectal cancer.
- CDC - What Should I Know About Screening for Colorectal ...
What Is Colorectal Cancer Screening? A screening test is used to look for a disease when a person doesn’t have symptoms. (When a person has symptoms, diagnostic ...
- Colorectal cancer - Wikipedia
Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancer, is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine). It is due to the abnormal ...
- Colorectal Cancer, Colon, or Rectum Cancer Center ...
Colorectal Cancer Overview. Colon cancer and cancer of the rectum can begin as a small polyp, detectable through regular cancer screening, such as colonoscopy.