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Colorectal Cancer Center
General Overview

Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the colon and/or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. More

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Find answers in our in-depth report on colon and rectal cancer:

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Living With Colorectal Cancer

In her own words: living with colon cancer

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Coping with pain related to cancer and chemotherapy

Pain associated with cancer and chemotherapy can be relieved. Read here to find out how.

Living With Colorectal Cancer (Continued)

Fighting colon cancer: one man's story

Baseball superstar Eric Davis battled colon cancer and won. Here's his story and what he wants other people to learn from it.

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Life after cancer

Read here to find out answers to questions you may have after ending cancer treatment.

Preventing Colorectal Cancer
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Don't be afraid of colorectal cancer screening

Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the US and the third deadliest cancer worldwide. But when diagnosed at an early stage, before the cancer has invaded the colon wall or spread to distant sites, the chances of survival are much higher.

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