Essays Tagged: "Colorectal cancer"

Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) what is cancer? what is colon cancer... symptoms, treatments, preventions

e digestive, respiratory, reproductive, blood-forming, lymphatic, and urinary systems.Colon cancer- colorectal cancer- is the second leading cancer that causes death in the United States. People over ... with colon cancer, or women who have had ovarian, uterine, or breast cancer is also at higher risk.Colorectal cancer starts as small benign growths called polyps on the inner wall of the colon and re ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Independent research study on colon cancer.

ed to the 5 to 6 inch rectum to create the "large bowel." This is the area referred to in the term "colorectal cancer." Approximately 130,000 Americans develop this cancer and each year 56,000 die fro ... " "Colon cancer studies", "Colon cancer and fiber", "Colon cancer nutritional aspects", " Fiber and colorectal cancer", and "fiber."3.) General website searches include the following:"h www.clinicaltr ...

(11 pages) 159 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Virtual Colonoscopy

Virtual ColonoscopyThis article talks about a new way to check for colon cancer. The new invention is Virtual Colonoscopy. Yet compared to old standards of checking for Colo ... irtual colonoscopy were way off. Only 36 percent were detected. From the study eight patients had a cancer, yet the virtual colonoscopy failed to detect two of the patients. As you can see there is a ... body. This article teaches a more technological and less painful way of making sure you do not have cancer in the colon. It shows how with technology and coming of the years those situations such as c ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Hereditary colon cancer

Hereditary Colon Cancer Colon cancer is one of many cancers to plague United States citizens. There are four known ty ... plague United States citizens. There are four known types of colon cancer. Fourteen percent of all cancers diagnosed are colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer. Sporad ... r is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer. Sporadic cancer accounts for 80 percent of all colon cancers and is considered non-hereditary. The remaining 20 percent of cancer are related to heredity ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


re popular in people with obesity. Women with obesity after menopause are at risk of getting breast cancer. They are also less likely to survive the breast cancer. Liver disease related with alcohol ( ... are more common in overweight and obese people. Gallstones affect about one in three obese people. Cancer in the oesophagus is extremely common in people with obesity. Stomach cancer is also very com ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.7 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Focal occult blood test (FOBT)

h detecting still another positive FOBT before he leaves the physician’s office that same day. Colorectal lesions are usually revealed in a colonoscopy; however, miss rates of adenomas do occur i ... ith I-FOBT in favor (2).In addition, colonoscopies are considered the “gold standard” for colorectal screening, as it has been shown to reduce the CRC incidence by 76-90% in recent cohort st ...

(5 pages) 2730 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Research Report on Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the presence of malignant tumours in the bowel wall of the colon, rectosigmoid ... he human body. These cancerous tumours usually begin as benign polyps. Of the four types of cancer, colorectal cancer is most commonly carcinomatoid, meaning that malignant tumours grow out from the s ... hard to treat and may result in death.Because tumours have a tendency to bleed, a common symptom of colorectal cancer is the presence of blood in stools. Fresh, bright red blood is possible evidence o ...

(15 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Preoperative Anemia in Colon Cancer: Assessment of Risk Factors

tumor recurrence, and mortality. We therefore investigated the incidence of preoperative anemia in colorectal cancer and assessed risk factors for anemia. Prospective data were collected on 311 patie ... nd assessed risk factors for anemia. Prospective data were collected on 311 patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer over a 6-year period from 1994 through 1999. Patients were stratified by age, gend ...

(17 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays


Assignment: Chronic DiseaseRisk AssessmentIn my assessment I chose to do the colon cancer assessment, colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine. There are many risk factors for co ... disease occur in people over the age of 50, gender usually men have a slightly higher risk of colon cancer than women, race and ethnicity African-Americans have the highest risk of being diagnosed wit ... and ethnicity African-Americans have the highest risk of being diagnosed with, and dying from colon cancer family history there are about 25% of colon cancers occur among people with a family history ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues