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The colon and rectum are part of the large intestine. Colorectal cancer occurs when tumors form in the lining of the large intestine. It is common in both men and women. The risk of developing colorectal cancer rises after age 50. You're also more likely to get it if you have colorectal polyps, a family history of colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, eat a diet high in fat, or smoke.

Symptoms of colorectal cancer include

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  1. Colorectal Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    The colon and rectum are part of the large intestine. Colorectal cancer occurs when tumors form in the lining of the large intestine. It is common in both ...
  2. Screening for colon cancer; Colonoscopy - screening; Sigmoidoscopy - screening; Virtual colonoscopy - screening ... Colon cancer screening can detect polyps and early cancers in the intestines. This type of screening can find ...
  3. General Information about Colon Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    General Information About Colon Cancer Key Points for This Section Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues ... affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options. Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ...
  4. Learning about Colon Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... Interim Follow-Up . . . 1997 News Release Learning About Colon Cancer What do we know about heredity and colon ... Cancer What do we know about heredity and colon cancer? Colon cancer, a malignant tumor of the large ...
  5. Treatment Options (by Stage) for Colon Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Treatment Options for Colon Cancer Stage 0 (Carcinoma in Situ) Treatment of stage 0 ( carcinoma in situ ) may include the following types of surgery : ... available from the NCI Web site . Stage I Colon Cancer Treatment of stage I colon cancer usually includes ...
  6. Resources - colon cancer ... following organizations are good resources for information on colon cancer : American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/ ...
  7. Stages of Colon Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... I Stage II Stage III Stage IV After colon cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find ... lung cancer . The following stages are used for colon cancer: Stage 0 (Carcinoma in Situ) Stage 0 (colon ...
  8. Colorectal cancer; Cancer - colon; Rectal cancer; Cancer - rectum; Adenocarcinoma - colon; Colon - adenocarcinoma ... often lead to a complete cure. Almost all colon cancers start in the lining of the colon and ...
  9. ... sharing features on this page, please enable JavaScript. Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50 Still, only ... 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the overall rate of colon cancer has fallen in recent decades, new research suggests ...
  10. Treatment Option Overview (Colon Cancer) From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... are different types of treatment for patients with colon cancer. Different types of treatment are available for patients with colon cancer . Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), ...
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