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 ...
Key Points. Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cells in the colon or rectum become abnormal and divide without control, forming a mass called a tumor.
- 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 polyps and cancer 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 - Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy, Polyps ...
The colorectal cancer mortality rate has consistently declined in recent decades due largely to enhanced accuracy of early detection techniques, such as colonoscopy.
- Colorectal cancer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer, or bowel cancer, is a cancer from uncontrolled cell growth in the colon or rectum (parts of the large ...
- Colon Cancer (Colorectal Cancer) Symptoms, Stages ...
Colorectal cancer is a malignant tumor arising from the inner wall of the large intestine. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer in males ...