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Colorectal Cancer Center

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Colorectal Cancer Center

  General Overview

Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the colon and/or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. More


Find answers in our in-depth report on colon and rectal cancer:

  Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
  Living With Colorectal Cancer

In her own words: living with colon cancer

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Cancer fatigue: it's more than just being tired

Find out ways to cope with and treat cancer fatigue.

Coping with pain related to cancer and chemotherapy

Pain associated with cancer and chemotherapy can be relieved. Read here to find out how.

  Living With Colorectal Cancer (Continued)

Fighting colon cancer: one man's story

Baseball superstar Eric Davis battled colon cancer and won. Here's his story and what he wants other people to learn from it.

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Life after cancer

Read here to find out answers to questions you may have after ending cancer treatment.

  Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Colon cancer: common and curable

How do you know if you have colon cancer? You don't. But it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, so if you're over 50, you should see your doctor to find out!

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Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the US and the third deadliest cancer worldwide. But when diagnosed at an early stage, before the cancer has invaded the colon wall or spread to distant sites, the chances of survival are much higher.

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  Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

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