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Learn About Colorectal Cancer: Quick Guide to Healthy Living

Cancer of the colon or rectum is called colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer has no signs or symptoms and can spread to other parts of your body if undetected and untreated. Many cases can be prevente... Details >

National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions about Colorectal Cancer  External Link

Prevent Cancer Foundation answers the 20 most frequently asked questions about colorectal cancer.... Details >

Prevent Cancer Foundation  External Link

About Colon Cancer: Genetics  External Link

This document describes two hereditary conditions: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) and Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC). The importance of genetic testing and counseling is emph... Details >

Prevent Cancer Foundation  External Link

Colon and Rectal Cancer Home Page

This page links to a range of topics related to colon and rectal cancer, including treatment, prevention, genetics, screening, clinical trials, research, and statistics.... Details >

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Colon Cancer  External Link

Also available in: Chinese-Traditional   External Link

Cancer of the large intestine (colon cancer) is a common cancer in people over age 50, affecting about 1 in 20 people in North America. Early detection is important since early treatment improves the ... Details >

FCMS International Office  External Link

Colon Cancer: Men--Risk and Health Factors  External Link

This resource specifically written for Native Americans provides information about risk factors for colorectal cancer in men.... Details >

Native American Cancer Research  External Link

Colon Cancer: Tips for Patients and Caregivers  External Link

Caregivers play an important role in ensuring that colon cancer patients age 65 and older receive the best possible care. One of the many important roles that a caregiver plays in treatment is facilit... Details >

Alliance for Aging Research  External Link

Colorectal (Colon) Cancer: Basic Information

Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short. This page links to basic information about colorectal cancer, including screening, sympt... Details >

Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorectal Cancer (PDQ®): Screening

This up-to-date information from the National Cancer Institute's PDQ® database is intended for use by patients. The document presents an general overview of colorectal cancer screening methods and scr... Details >

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health