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Dietary Fiber and Colon and Rectal Cancer Prevention by Robert W. Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 9:22pm For many years, it was widely believed that a diet rich in fiber, and rich in fresh fruits and vegetables in particular, significantly reduced the risk of developing colorectal cancer.  However, more recent public health studies have called this assumption into question.  As I extensively discuss in my bestselling book,  A Cancer Prevention Gui ... Read on »
Colon, Rectal Cancers Seem To Be Same Disease by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Jul 2012 2:00pm Research finds their genetic mutations to be virtually indistinguishable Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer , Genes and Gene Therapy Read on »
Screening for Prostate and Colon Cancers is of Equal Importance by Rabbi Ed . Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 11:01pm On these pages I've made prostate cancer treatment my primary concern. But we have to worry about other forms of cancer too. Recently I saw Harry Reasoner interview Katie Couric on a CBS broadcast. They reviewed how colon screening is so important, in orderto detect possible polyps and the presence of cancer. This should be of concern to all ... Read on »
Guidelines for Colo rectal resection: Margins and lymph nodes by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 10:40pm Optimization of Pathological Quality Performance in Radical Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer: Margins and Lymph Nodes Guideline Recommendations : Cancer Care Ontario,Canada Question: What is the recommended approach to processing and reporting the resected specimen, including specimen marking in the operating room, as well as processing an ... Read on »
Guidelines for Colo rectal resection: Margins and lymph nodes by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm Optimization of Pathological Quality Performance in Radical Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer: Margins and Lymph Nodes Guideline Recommendations : Cancer Care Ontario,Canada Question: What is the recommended approach to processing and reporting the resected specimen, including specimen marking in the operating room, as well as processing ... 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 »
What Is Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Colon cancer is a common type of malignancy (cancer) in which there is uncontrolled growth of the cells that line the inside of the colon or rectum. Colon cancer is also called colorectal cancer. The colon, also known as the large intestine, is the last part of the digestive tract. The rectum is the very end of the large intesti ... Read on »
Okra: Natural remedy for constipation, acid reflux and others by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 05 Sep 2012 10:02pm Here is a very good example of food as medicine. From an email forward A guy has been suffering from constipation for the past 20 years and recently from acid reflux. He didn't realize that the treatment could be so simple -- OKRA! (or Lady's Finger) . He started eating okra within the last 2 months and since then have never taken medication ... Read on »
Rectal Cancer Rates on the Rise in Younger Adults by Medline Plus Posted Mon 23 Aug 2010 9:00am Actual number of cases among those under 40 still small, but trend raises flags, researcher says Monday, August 23, 2010 MONDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- While the number of actual cases is still extremely small, U.S. researchers report that the incidence of rectal cancer among people under the age ... Read on »
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) & Breast Cancer; Stool DNA Testing & Cancer of the Colon & Rectum by Robert W. Posted Sun 08 Feb 2009 8:55pm  Health Report: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) & Breast Cancer  Stool DNA Testing & Cancer of the Colon & Rectum  "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS    Last Updated:  02/08/2009 The information in this column is intended ... Read on »