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What Is Colon Cancer And Colon Cancer Treatment by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 3:20pm 1 Comment One 6-letter word that places fear into the hearts and minds of many people in this day and age is the word ‘ Cancer ’. I would venture to say that this fear is most likely the result of a lack of knowledge of the disease. If you fall into that category, then hopefully the information that you receive here will put you at ease, as well as inspire ... Read on »
Could a Prostate Cancer Treatment Raise Colon Cancer Risk? by Medline Plus Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 1:00pm Study finds link between hormone Rx, colorectal tumors, but absolute risk is small, experts say Wednesday, November 10, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Men taking hormone therapy for prostate cancer may have a slightly increased risk of developing colorectal cancer, a new study suggests. ... Read on »
Information For Colon Cancer Treatment by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 May 2010 4:04am < p>Colon cancer is cancer of the huge intestine (colon), the lower part of your digestive system. Colon melanoma is the second most typical cancer within the USA with equal distribution in between men and women.   Colon cancer may affect any racial or ethnic group; nevertheless, some studies suggest that Americans of northern ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Treatment: Making the Right Choices by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID R. MARKS, MD: Hi, and welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. Chemotherapy is commonly used to treat cancer, but only a few chemo drugs are effective in treating colon cancer. This may be changing, though, because a number of new agents have shown promising results. Here today to talk about these new drugs, are two experts. First is D ... Read on »
BOWEL CANCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm * Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon. * Age and health history can affect the risk of developing colon cancer. * Possible signs of colon cancer include a change in bowel habits or blood in the stool. * Tests that examine the rectum, rectal tissue, and blood are used to detec ... Read on »
Treatments for Colon Cancer by Health Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Colon Cancer: Barium Enema Biological therapy (immunotherapy) Chemotherapy Colectomy Colostomy External radiation Internal radiation Polypectomy Radiation Therapy Radiotherapy Salpingo-oophorectomy Surgery Surgical tumor removal Te ... Read on »
Treatment, Survival for Colon Cancer Differs by Race by Medline Plus Posted Tue 19 Nov 2013 4:53pm Black people with advanced colon cancer are less likely to get consultations with specialists and treatment with complex medicines than white people, according to a new study. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health , Colorectal Cancer Read on »
An Inside Look at Rectal Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 1 Comment Rectal Cancer Overview The rectum is the lower part of the colon that connects the large bowel to the anus. The rectum’s primary function is to store formed stool in preparation for evacuation. Like the colon, the 3 layers of the rectal wall are as follows: Mucosa: This layer of the rectal wall lines the inner surface. Th ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Unveils Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic using MicroRNA Biomarkers by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Jan 2009 2:12am A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, at Rosetta regarding their recently released tests for tumors found in lung cancer to identify cancer of the unknown primary.  Just as with the lung cancer tests, the company is using microRNA biomarkers, obtained from a simple blood draw that w ... Read on »
Help Mag's father recently diagnosed with colon cancer by See Kim W. Posted Thu 07 May 2009 11:00pm Please drop by at Mag's father Colon Cancer Treatment and :   add your experience about colon cancer in order to   give Mag as much support and knowledge as possible to   help Mag helping her father in his battle with colon cancer.   Thank you all for making the effort and giving a hug also helps!   Kim Go ... Read on »