Colorectal Cancer

  • 1. What is Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Colorectal cancer develops due to the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells to form tumors that can be either benign or malignant. Several colorectal cancers originate in polyps, which are tissue growths similar to small, flat bumps or tiny mushroom-like stalks growing on th...
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  • 2. Statistics of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed across the globe. The incidence rates of colorectal cancer decreased by 1% every year from 2013 to 2017. This reduced rate occurs mainly in older adults. The incidence rate increased by 2% every year in adults with ag...
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  • 4. Risk Factors of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. Risk factors concerning tumor growth in colorectal cancer are due to multiple reasons. An individual with an average risk of colorectal cancer...
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  • 5. Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Some primary preventive measures are considered essential to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. Some common preventive measures for colorectal cancer include removal of polyps during a colonoscopy, recommendation of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (N...
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  • 6. Screening of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Screening Screening of colorectal cancer identifies the tumor in the colon and rectum, resulting in cancer. The primary goal of screening is to lower the number of people who may develop the disease and reduce the number of people who die due to the condition or eliminate deaths from c...
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  • 7. Symptoms and Signs of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Colorectal cancer patients are diagnosed based on signs and symptoms. The symptoms and signs appear with early-stage colorectal. Some of the common signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer include abdominal discomfort, bloating, and irregular bowel movements. Other symptoms incl...
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  • 8. Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Different tests are available to diagnose colorectal cancer, which depends on signs and symptoms, age and health status, types of cancer suspected, and earlier medical tests. Biopsy and imaging tests are the common diagnostic approach for colorectal cancer. Other diagnostic te...
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  • 9. Stages of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary The staging system of colorectal cancer helps determine the tumor’s location and its metastasis. The staging system of colorectal cancer uses diagnostic tests. A TNM staging system is used to identify the different stages of colorectal cancer. There are a total of five stages...
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  • 10. Colorectal Cancer Treatments
  • Executive Summary The different types of standard treatments for colorectal cancer are explained in detail. Standard treatments are used along with the integration of effective treatment planning. Clinical trials are used as an innovative treatment approach that combines different therapies and ...
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  • 11. Clinical trials of colorectal cancer
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating colorectal cancer. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to radiation therapy or surgery, and new therapies are integrated into colorectal cancer clinical trials. New treatme...
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  • 12. Latest Research On Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Several research studies have been conducted to seek more information on colorectal cancer, its related prevention methods, its diagnostic process at the initial phase, and the best treatments strategies. Improved detection and screening methods involve the development of vario...
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  • 13. Coping with colorectal cancer treatment
  • Executive Summary Colorectal cancer treatment results into causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations as per the individuals. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves with different e...
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  • 14. Follow-up care for Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for colorectal cancer refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the patients’ overall health. Both medical and physical examinations are included in the follow-up care...
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  • 15. Survivorship of Colorectal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins immediately after the diagnosis of colorectal cancer. The individuals under treatment and whose disease conditions are cured after the treatment are referred to as the cancer survivors. Survival is considered one of the most challenging aspects of colorectal...
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  • 16. Colorectal Cancer Frequently Asked Questions
  • When making up your mind about colorectal cancer treatment, you must know every detail about the treatment you opt for. It would be best if you asked questions about anything about colorectal cancer that you don't understand. Don't forget that you can ask your healthcare team questions dur...
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  • 17. Additional Resources for colorectal cancer
  • Here are a few links to help you find more about Colorectal cancer. https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/colorectal-cancerhttps://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14501-colorectal-colon-cancer#https://www.healthline.com/health/colorectal-cancer/colorectal-cancerhttps://www.medicalnewstoday....
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