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Relating to or involving both the colon and the rectum: colorectal cancer.
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(Anatomy) of or relating to the colon and rectum
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(ˌkoʊ ləˈrɛk tl)

pertaining to or involving the colon and rectum: colorectal cancer.
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Adj.1.colorectal - relating to or affecting the colon and the rectum; "most colorectal cancers arise from adenomatous polyps"
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adj colorrectal
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Colorectal cancer--cancer that begins in the colon or rectum--is one of the most common cancers among New Yorkers.
In a breakthrough that is likely to broaden the early detection of colon cancer without any of the unpleasantness associated with current screening techniques, the FDA has approved a non-invasive colorectal cancer screening DNA test called Cologuard.
A new study shows that the rates of colorectal cancer decreased in people 50 years and older, but have been increasing in people in their 20s and 30s.
Summary: Revenues from the global colorectal cancer diagnostics market is expected to surpass US$ 2,000 Mn by 2022-end.
-- It's a common misconception that colorectal cancer affects only older people--but today, more adults under the recommended screening age are being diagnosed than ever before.
Tribune News Network Doha THE Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is partnering with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) to raise people's awareness of colorectal cancer and the screening programmes available in Qatar, and also educate them on the importance of prevention and early detection.
MARCH is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a campaign which was first launched in 1999 in the United States to promote colon-cancer screening.
Eicosapentaenoic acid and aspirin, alone and in combination, for the prevention of colorectal adenomas (seAFOod Polyp Prevention trial): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 2x2 factorial trial.
ISLAMABAD -- A recent study identifies a new biomarker for colorectal cancer.
PATIENTS WHO DIED FROM colorectal cancer were significantly more likely than controls not to have been screened, to have missed screenings, or not to have followed up on an abnormal result, according to the results of a large retrospective study.