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DM - Gastroenterology, MD Medicine, MBBS...read more

Gastroenterologist•Rewari
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What is colorectal cancer?

A type of cancer that develops in the cells of the colon or rectum is called colorectal cancer, commonly referred to as colon cancer.

Types of colorectal cancer

The two main types of colorectal cancer are:



Adenocarcinoma: around 95% of instances of colorectal cancer are of this kind, making it the most prevalent. If untreated, it can spread to other organs and starts in the cells that line the colon or rectum.

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Ayurvedic Doctor•Mumbai
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According to the American Cancer Society and Colon Cancer Alliance, colon cancer, which is also referred to as colorectal cancer is regarded as the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer, as well as the second most important reason of cancer deaths in the U.S. affecting both men and women. But thankfully, colon cancer can be prevented by changing the food habits. It is also important to get regular screenings through colonoscopy, which will help you to determine the early or precancerous s...more
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Ayurvedic Doctor•Lakhimpur Kheri
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Colorectal cancer is a widely prevalent and potentially fatal type of cancer across the globe. Reportedly, about one out of every 23 men and 25 women develops cancer of the rectum or colon at some point in their life.

Although the exact causes of colorectal cancer are not known, there are certain risk factors that are likely to increase one s chances of having the disease. However, there are ways to prevent the risk of developing colorectal cancer. Here is what you can do

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Ayurvedic Doctor•Lakhimpur Kheri
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Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide after lung cancer and breast cancer, particularly among the ageing population. A number of biological and lifestyle factors combined together can put you at risk of having this type of cancer. One such important risk factor is your diet.

Several studies have shown that poor diet and unhealthy food choices increase your likelihood of developing cancer of the rectum or colon whereas smart food choices can help lower the risk for...more
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Ayurvedic Doctor•Lakhimpur Kheri
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Colorectal cancer, one of the commonest and potentially fatal types of cancer, occurs when timorous growths form in the large intestine. Cancer often develops and progresses without showing symptoms, which is why most often the disease goes undetected in its initial stage. However, screening and diagnosis of colorectal cancer can help detect it while there is still time for treatment.

What are the treatment options for colorectal cancer?

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Ayurvedic Doctor•Lakhimpur Kheri
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The month of March is observed annually as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month all over the world. Ever since its inception in the year 2000, it has spread out to be a rallying point for numerous survivors, patients, advocates, and caregivers from the colorectal cancer community worldwide, who come together to spread awareness about the disease by raising funds, holding education events, and talking to family and friends about colorectal cancer, it's screening, and much more.

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Gastroenterologist•Bhopal
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Problems of the large intestine are very common and patients should usually consult gastroenterologists for the proper diagnosis and treatment

1. Bleeding per rectum: Bleeding through the anal canal or rectum is usually the most common problem of the patients. It can be due to following reasons:

A. Piles also known as Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are dilated venous channels of the anal canal. They occur due to long term constipation or chronic cough or due to less fibre intake in ...more
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General Surgeon•Kolkata
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Colonoscopy is a testing method that helps a doctor to witness the inner lining of the large intestine. A thin tube known as the colonoscope is used to perform this test. The distinct advantage of this test is the fact that unlike another test, a colonoscopy gives a full view of the rectum and the full colon. This procedure is often used by doctors to eradicate polyps and perform a biopsy.

Detection and eradication of polyps-A polyp size, which has a diameter of more than 1 cm call for ...more
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Oncologist•Bhubaneswar
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The lower part of the digestive system is known as the large intestine (colon), and colon cancer is the name given to the type of cancer that affects it. The rectal cancer is the cancer that affects the last few inches of the colon. Collectively they are known as colorectal cancers. In most of the cases, small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps are formed in the intestine. They are not harmful on their own, but over a period, they enlarge to become colon cancers. Le...more
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Oncologist•Pune
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Cancer is the biggest menace humans have to encounter at this point in time. It is an issue that afflicts thousands of people worldwide and to this day this is no particular cure for this epidemic affliction. It s an ugly disease that makes people suffer, drains every resource they own and puts a humongous strain not only on the patient, but also on everyone surrounding them, and interpersonal relationships. Cancer is a disease that progresses in stages and that is why it is important to get che...more
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