colorectal cancer

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colorectal cancer

n. cáncer colorectal, carcinoma colónico rectal.
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Colo-rectal cancer screening begins by looking for hidden bleeding in the stool (fecal occult blood).
Relationship of age, gender, raised CA-125, tumor metastasis and tumor differentiation was assessed with the presence of peritoneal dissemination among the patients suffering from colo-rectal cancer.
One-step mini-invasive treatment of abdominal aortic-iliac aneurysm associated with colo-rectal cancer. Int J Surg 2014;12 Suppl 2:S193-6.
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust's lead for colo-rectal cancer services, Mr Suhail Anwar, said: "We don't perform Lynch syndrome tests as routine but we do occasionally on a case by case assessment by our multi-disciplinary team meetings.
The diagnosis was worse than he could have ever imagined: "I was diagnosed with advanced colo-rectal cancer with secondary cancer in my liver.
Surgical treatment of colo-rectal cancer involves removal of the affected area of the colon/rectum along with its mesentery (the membrane that attaches the intestines to the wall of the abdomen, maintaining their position in the abdominal cavity - which contains the abdominal organs - and supplying them with blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatics vessels).It has been shown in nationwide research that surgical oncologists have better survival and recurrence outcomes when compared to organ-specific surgeons.
These metastatic lesions can lead to diagnostic challenge for clinicians as they can mimic primary colo-rectal cancer due to the lack of diagnostic signs.
"The most invasive cancer among Saudi women is breast cancer, representing 26 percent of all cancer cases in 2007, followed by thyroid cancer and then colo-rectal cancer," the oncologist said.
Frequency and clinicopathological associations of K-ras mutations in Venezuelan patients with colo-rectal cancer.
In addition to the cancer therapeutic PAN-622, Panacea offers: PC Detect, a diagnostic test used in conjunction with PSA and digital rectal exam to identify patients with prostate cancer; LC Detect(sm) , a diagnostic test to aide in the detection of patients with lung cancer; BC Detect(sm), a diagnostic test to aide in the detection of recurrence of breast cancer; CC Detect(sm), a diagnostic test to aide in the detection of colo-rectal cancer; and TK Sense(sm), which determines whether white blood cells from patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) are sensitive or resistant to imatinib, the therapy of first choice for CML patients, prior to initiation of therapy.
The use of Avastin was rejected last year by Nice as a chemotherapy treatment for colo-rectal cancer.
Colo-rectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death (10 per cent).