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Cancer articles pertaining to the Colon or Rectum and possibly intestines. This may include: Colon, Polyps, Rectum, Cecum, Bowel Obstruction, Stools, Lumen, Ulcerate, and other related medical terminology.
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Before and After Diet Plan - After Colon Surgery

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 Matt Murren (January 11, 2009)  Preparing your body for colon surgery is important as your colon needs to be completely cleansed and free from bacteria in order to prevent infection and interference during your surgical procedure. The same goes for after your operation to slowly ease back into a regular diet. Following a precise colon surgery diet will give your body the chance to prepare itself for the trauma of a .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Eating After Colon Surgery

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 Matt Murren (January 11, 2009)  It is never pleasant to experience any type of surgery and the after effects of surgery can be painful and irritating. This is especially true with colon surgery. That is why it is so important for you to follow your doctor's advice on what foods make up a colon surgery diet and which foods are more appropriate and provide the most benefits. Following colon surgery, your body needs to .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Tips on the Right Diet Before and After Colon Cancer Surgery

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 Matt Murren (January 11, 2009)  If your doctor has recently scheduled you for a colonoscopy, you most likely were sent home with a series of paperwork detailing the colon surgery diet that you should follow in the days before and after your procedure. Making sure that your colon is cleaned out and prepared for the trauma that it will have to handle during the surgery is important for not only you, but for the surgeon .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Many Useful Tips When One Has Been Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

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 Alan Wighton (January 04, 2009)  Have you ever wondered why there is so much colon cancer around today? A hundred years ago it was almost unheard of; it was rare, so why not look at what has changed over those hundred years that is causing the problem. There are many useful changes one can make and they are removing some of the known causes and with the amazing self-healing powers of the immune system which we all .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

What Are the Risks of a Colonoscopy? Find Out Before You Undergo This Delicate Procedure!

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 Marc Sumner (December 30, 2008)  I had my first colonoscopy when I was 22 years old. Needless to say I was quite terrified and had a long conversation with my Doctor regarding the procedure and all the risks involved. Just so we're clear, the colonoscopy is an exploratory procedure to gain access to the large bowel in search of blockages and irritation which may be causing the symptoms reported to the Doctor. One .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer

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 Ajit P V (December 26, 2008)  SYMPTOMS The symptoms associated with colon cancer are: 1. Presence of blood while passing faeces 2. Presence of mucous in faeces 3. The person may suffer from diarrhoea or constipation. 4. The person may experience discomfort or pain in the lower abdomen. In certain cases, the person suffering from colon cancer experiences a feeling of lethargy or breathlessness for no apparent reason. . (Colon Rectal Cancer)

What You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

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 Matthew Mitchell (December 20, 2008)  Colon cancer, also known as Colorectal Cancer or Rectal Cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer found in men and women in the United States. It is estimated that this year there will be approximately 108,070 new cases of Colon cancer and 41,000 new cases of .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Tips on Lowering Your Risk For Colon Cancer

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 George McKenzie (December 09, 2008)  Colon cancer ranks third as the most common form of cancer and is the second leading cause of deaths related to cancer in the US. You can lower your risk of being a victim of this very serious disease by following the tips listed below. Get regular screenings. If the cancer is caught in its early stages it can be treated. Early treatment has saved many lives and could even save yours. .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Why Colon Cancer Screening is Important

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 George McKenzie (December 09, 2008)  Many people don't think about getting a colon cancer screening until they begin to have problems. Unfortunately, in some cases this may be too late. So why is colon cancer screening so important? The answer is simple. This is a serious medical condition that can be fatal if not treated in time. However, early detection can make a difference. Having the screening done cannot guarantee .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Understanding Colon Cancer - Symptoms, Causes and Early Detection

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 James S. Pendergraft (December 05, 2008)  The large intestine, also called colon, is located in the abdominal cavity where it takes the form of an inverted U. It follows the small intestine into the pit right iliac then back along the abdomen, it is experiencing in its upper part, then downhill into the left iliac fossa where it forms a loop S (sigmoid colon ). It then continues with the rectum and then, 15 cm lower, with the .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

An Ounce of Prevention For Colon Cancer

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 Mark Rosenberg, M.D. (December 02, 2008)  With hectic schedules and constant demands on their time, many people are likely to cancel a checkup or put off a medical test every now and then. The question I like to pose to my patients is this: wouldn't you rather practice a little prevention now than deal with major medical treatment down the road? Indeed, prevention is the best medicine, and this is especially true when it comes .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colonoscopy Prep Can Be More Stressful Than the Exam

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 Marsha Nixihan (November 29, 2008)  Are you prepared for the colonoscopy prep procedures? Many of the reasons your doctor will recommend a colonoscopy is because of persistent abdominal pain, blood in stool, changes in bowel habits or anyone over the age of 50. Everyone over the age of 50 should have a colonoscopy every 10 years unless health history indicates a risk for cancer in which case more frequent tests may be .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Survival Rates

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 Mert Ozge (November 24, 2008)  Colon cancer survival rates indicate the chances a cancer patient has of surviving the disease for a specified length of time. The rates are by no means a definite indicator of what will happen to a patient; they can at best predict a patient's chances of what might happen to him, if a type of treatment plan is opted for, based on what has happened to other patients in similar .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cleansing As Colon Cancer Prevention - Understanding the Concepts

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 Ryan English (November 18, 2008)  Colon cancer is just one of the hundreds of cancer types which may inflict anyone. This is painful as it affects the rectum and even the internal organs. What causes colon cancer? What are the symptoms behind it? How can it be prevented? Causes of colon cancer The real cause of colon cancer could not really be traced. Generally, it has been said that some individuals are prone to it .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Disease

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 Hirosh Rana (November 17, 2008)  Colon cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. It has been revealed that every year more than 600,000 people die of colon cancer. It is the second most common form of cancer. Colon cancer begins as small, non cancerous clumps of cells that are called adenomatous polyps. After some time these polyps become colon cancers but this is not the case for all polyps. The symptoms .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Surgery

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 Hirosh Rana (November 17, 2008)  Surgery is the most common treatment for colon cancer. It is the traditional cure for internal organs and many people still trust in this treatment even though they know of the risks involved. With the advancement in science, surgery has also changed and there is now not only one type of surgery, open surgery, but any new techniques too. In the same way, there are various ways in which .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

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 Susan Patterson (November 11, 2008)  Cancer is one of the most devastating and commonly occurring health problems in the United States. Partly attributed to diet and lifestyle, the decisions one makes early in life can contribute to whether or not they will be afflicted with cancer later in life. The chances as to whether or not you will be affected by cancer can be reduced by taking some simple precautionary steps. Colon .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Does a Colonoscpy Hurt? Find Out Why You Should Or Should Not Be Scared of This Procedure

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 Marc Sumner (November 05, 2008)  Let me preface this article by saying that I had my first colonoscopy earlier this year and I'm a 22 year old male. This is an extremely young age to have this procedure done but it was something that just had to be done do to the symptoms I was having and it was the conclusion of all the tests I had already gone through. If you ask anyone who has gone through a colonoscopy, they will .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

3 Popular Colon Cancer Treatments

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 Thomas Parker (November 05, 2008)  Colon cancer (also known as bowel cancer or colorectal cancer) is any cancer that affects the final part of the digestive system (usually the colon or rectum). It starts of as a polyp (fleshy growth) in the colon which then becomes cancerous and starts to multiply uncontrollably. Bowel cancer is believed to cause over 16,000 deaths in the UK each year and is one of the most common .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Symptoms of Colon Cancer - What You Should Look Out For

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 Marc Sumner (November 05, 2008)  Colon Cancer is a disease you want to find early, or at least before it has a chance to grow into the later stages of cancer. The main problem is that it can take a long time before you are able to feel any symptoms of any tumors growing in your colon depending on which part it's growing in. If you have any of the following symptoms please talk with your Doctor about testing for this .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

3 Effective Colon Cancer Tests

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 Thomas Parker (November 04, 2008)  Colon cancer (also known as bowel cancer or colorectal cancer) is any cancer that affects the last section of the digestive tract (usually the colon or rectum). It accounts for over 16,000 deaths in the UK each year and is one of the most prominent cancer types. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can get yourself tested for this potentially lethal disease. In this article .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

4 Possible Colon Cancer Symptoms

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 Thomas Parker (November 03, 2008)  Colon cancer (also known as bowel cancer or colorectal cancer) is any cancer that affects the last section of the digestive tract (usually the colon or rectum). It is responsible for over 16,000 deaths in the UK each year and is therefore one of the most dangerous types of cancer around. There are a number of symptoms which could indicate that you have bowel cancer. In this article I .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

5 Factors That Can Increase Your Colon Cancer Risk

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 Thomas Parker (November 02, 2008)  Colon cancer (also known as bowel cancer or colorectal cancer) is any cancer that affects the final section of the digestive system (usually the colon or rectum). It is one of the most widespread cancers in the UK and causes over 16,000 deaths each year. There are a number of risk factors associated with this type of cancer. In this article I will be discussing these risks and hopefully . (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Health

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 Roderick Powers (November 02, 2008)  The colon and its health has been a hot topic of late. Colon health is the most important and neglected and forgotten part of the body. Colon health is the key to healthy life style and overall well being. The colon is a 5 foot muscular tube comprised of the rectum, anus and large intestine forming the end of the gastrointestinal tract. There are over 400 species of bacteria in the .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Spotting Colon Cancer Symptoms is Not Only Accurate But a Whole Lot Faster

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 Kirsten Whittaker (October 31, 2008)  Colorectal cancer will take nearly 50,000 lives the year, and is our country's second largest killer. Screening is available, though there is a significant effort required in terms of preparation and the time needed to perform the test. For most people, the recommendation for your first colonoscopy is at age 50, though it may be sooner if you have risk factors for colon cancer or have .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

When Should You Get a Colonoscopy?

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 Marc Sumner (October 27, 2008)  Over the past couple decades, colon cancer has really become quite a problem with more and more Americans. This could possibly be due to the baby boomer generation getting into the prime age group for this disease, or it could possibly be a dietary problem that has been an ever increasing issue for quite some time. Let's face it, Americans have horrible eating habits as a whole. I know .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Side Effects of Radiation For Colorectal Cancer

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 James S. Pendergraft (October 25, 2008)  Colorectal cancer can be cured in most cases, when it's diagnosed in early stages. It is the medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons, who specialize in treating such cancers in women. Colorectal cancer may be treated depending upon the exact location of the tumour present, its stage and size. Although surgery and chemotherapy (radiation therapy) are . (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Warning Signs Saved My Father-in-Law's Life

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 Brandon Johnsonn (October 23, 2008)  As with any disease, there are several colon cancer warning signs, and, again, as with any disease, you should never ignore them. My father-in-law is a pretty cool cat! He's 62 years old and has been jogging 20 miles or so a week for years. . . now I am not a runner, so I have much respect. Last December he decided it was just too cold, in the morning, to jog, so he decided to take a .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Poop, Persistence and Patience

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 Irene Kats (October 18, 2008)  Poop, persistence and patience are a great combination if you want a healthy colon. Cases of colon cancers are on the rise and most of them start with constipation. You probably remember when John Wayne died, the story about how they found 60 pounds of fecal matter stuck to the lining of his intestines. We are going to have to become or adopt the attitude of John Wayne when it comes to .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Simple Steps For Colon Cancer Prevention

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 Thomas Parker (October 12, 2008)  Colon cancer (also known as bowel cancer or colorectal cancer) is any cancer that affects the last section of the digestive system (usually the colon or rectum. It is one of the most prominent cancers in the UK and is responsible for over 16,000 deaths each year. In this article I will be outlining the signs, the symptoms, the treatments and the things you can do for effective bowel .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colorectal Cancer Treatments From Surgery to Chemotherapy

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 Dean Forster (September 27, 2008)  Treatment of colorectal cancer completely depends upon the stage it is at. In its initial stages, colorectal cancer can be treated successfully. However, as the disease advances, it becomes severe and therefore, the treatment also becomes complicated. Though there are a number of colorectal cancer treatments available these days, the success rates at advanced stages still low. So, one .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Variety of Tests Used to Search For Colon Cancer

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 Naomi West (September 23, 2008)  When we reach a certain age (usually 50) doctors suggest that we all be tested for colon cancer. Colon cancer has become one of the most deadly cancers and because of this we need to be on careful watch for it. There are several tests that are used to look for colon cancer and none of them are pleasant. However, all of them will have their benefits. We have provided information on the .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Bullying and Colon Cancer

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 Hazlett Lynch (September 22, 2008)  Workplace bullying is still one of the most unrecognised problems in the world today. A link is being established between bullying and colon cancer. When undergoing bullying, the victim feels unwell, but she don't know why! She feels tired, lacking in energy, apathetic, and loses interest in life. When this happens, she is wide open to serious illnesses, one of these being colon cancer. . (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Metastatic Colon Cancer

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 Naomi West (September 19, 2008)  Colon Cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer that is affecting close to 100,000 Americans every year. Many of these patients are diagnosed with a form of this cancer known as metastatic colon cancer. This means that the symptoms can only be diagnosed when the disease is in the advanced stages. This makes it difficult for doctors to treat it properly. Yet, there are patients .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Prognosis - Is There Any?

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 Lester Lee (September 17, 2008)  Cancer is a very sad and painful subject to talk about especially if you or someone you know has been affected by it. There are so many types of cancer today that it's sometimes quite difficult to say for sure which one is the most harmful. All forms of cancer, regardless of whether it is the cancer of the lung, liver, cervical, or any other organs in our bodies, share a similar trait - . (Colon Rectal Cancer)

How to Prevent Colon Cancer

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 Vincent Russells (September 16, 2008)  Colon cancer is very rare for people whose diet is focused on vegetables. People who have meat all the time are prone to this type of cancer. To prevent having colon cancer, one must eat lots of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. The American Cancer Society even suggests taking at least five servings of these health foods every day. It's very difficult to know what diet components .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer - Is it in What We Eat?

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 Vincent Russells (September 16, 2008)  Colon Cancer is a condition where toxins in the body are not completely flushed out. The colon cancer diet informs on which foods one should take to heal the body and prevent the disease from coming back. It also explains what food tolerance is and how you can avoid this disease. Whether you have gone through surgery, radio or chemotherapy for your colon treatment, the success depends .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

School of Soy - Colon Cancer Prevention

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 Dee Overly (September 15, 2008)  It is no secret that cancer is one of the leading killers in America; in fact, next to cardiovascular disease, cancer is a dreaded second accounting for approximately twenty-three percent of all deaths in the United States. One cancer which is prominent in both men and women is cancer of the colon. Colon cancer is the third most frequent type of cancer in the United States. One .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Stress and Colon Cancer

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 Hazlett Lynch (September 09, 2008)  Stress is an integral part of most people's lives. But when that stress becomes distress, it can have serious effects on the efficiency of the colon, even to the point of it becoming cancerous. Traumatic stress reduces the body's ability to protect itself from attack by infections, and from diseases such as colon cancer. When a trauma is experienced, the body has received a .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Things You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

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 Sandy Griffin (September 06, 2008)  The earliest symptoms colon cancer almost always go undetected and unnoticed by most people and it is these innocuous origins that cause the disease to spread unchecked. Colon cancer is now the second leading cause of death amongst all cancers. People over fifty years old run a high-risk of developing colorectal cancer and need to be aware about the symptoms of colon cancer. One needs .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Are You an Apple Or a Pear?

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 Kathy Davison (September 03, 2008)  I am sure that if I started to test your knowledge on a landlocked country called Uganda I would win hands down. Mainly because I have lived there and know more about the country than most people from UK and USA. As you can imagine then, I was intrigued when I picked up an article stating that colon cancer in Uganda is a fraction of that in the UK and USA. In fact Colon cancer is the .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Hydrotherapy, Weight Loss and Cancer

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 Paul S Fitzgerald (September 02, 2008)  Colon Hydrotherapy is a breakthrough in modern preventive medicine. Since a healthy colon is necessary to a healthy body there are certain facts to be learned about regarding this wonder organ. Colons have a threefold functions in our body: to absorb the remaining water and electrolytes from indigestible food matter; to accept and stores food remains that were not digested in the small .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Hydrotherapy Can Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

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 Paul S Fitzgerald (September 01, 2008)  Colon hydrotherapy has been a popular cure for ailments such as constipation, diarrhea, chronic fatigues, insomnia, hypertension, and even depression since the 17th century. Ever since, it has been a preferred medical treatment by many people for its effectiveness. In fact, nowadays, it is being used as a naturopathic therapy for the treatment of cancer. With its popularity as an .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Hydrotherapy Can Aid Colon Cancer Patients

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 Paul S Fitzgerald (September 01, 2008)  Cancer is one of the most dreadful diseases human kind has ever encountered. Having cancer is like having one foot in the grave. Or so it seemed, before man found ways to remove the cancer cells and repress recurrence. In fact, to date, several cancer patients have survived cancer through natural and orthodox treatments. Cancer is caused by the abnormal growth of cells which can occur .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Use of Chemotherapy For Colon Cancer

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 Kate Savage (August 28, 2008)  Colon cancer is a form in which tissues of the colon are affected and most of these are adenocarcinomas - the common type of bowel tumors, found in inner lining of the intestine. As colon cancer is not a contagious disease, there is no possibility of having cancer from a cancer patient. Some factors like family history of colorectal cancer, high fat intake, presence of polyps in chronic . (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer and Survival Prognosis

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 Laura Guthrie (August 24, 2008)  In an earlier article we touched on the stages of colon cancer. But what about survival expectancy? The survival prognosis is dependent on what stage the colon cancer is in. A better understanding of the main staging categories will be helpful here. Basically, Stage 1indicates that the cancer has penetrated only the most superficial layer of the bowel wall (the mucosa). Survival rates .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Symptoms

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 Candis Reade (August 21, 2008)  There are several dreadful diseases on this earth and cancer is one of such dreadful disease which can happen to any men, woman or child in this world. There are several types of cancer and they are divided into different categories according to their symptoms and causes. Among several cancers, Colon cancer is also the one getting common now-a-days. Colon cancer is caused due to the .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Colon Cancer Screening 101

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 JP Richardson (August 20, 2008)  So why is colon cancer screening so important? Since the colon, or large intestine or bowel, includes the final stage of the digestive tract, it stores food from the small intestine that is not digestible. This forms toxins on the colon's walls that can lead to problems, such as constipation. The toxins can hold parasites that can cause diseases to form in the body. Colon cancer is a .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Discover the After Effects of Colon Cancer Treatment

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 Laura Guthrie (August 18, 2008)  There are many ways you can reduce the need for colon cancer treatment, but what happens after you've had it? There are several possible side effects that can occur, depending on the type and length of your treatment. Here are just a few: A main treatment for colon cancer is radiation therapy. Side effects can include skin irritation, fatigue, rectal irritation, sexual difficulties and .. (Colon Rectal Cancer)

Discover the Effects of Coffee on Colon Cancer

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 Laura Guthrie (August 18, 2008)  Drinking coffee may help prevent colon cancer, according to a group of researchers in Germany. They identified a potent antioxidant compound in the popular brew that appears to boost the activity of phase II enzymes, which are thought to protect against colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Although researchers have suspected for years that coffee . (Colon Rectal Cancer)




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