INFORMATION BY CANCER TYPE

Colorectal

Feature Video
Fighting Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is one of the more commonly diagnosed cancers among both men and women today. Despite the fact that it most exclusively affects older persons, colorectal cancer is continuing to be diagnosed in younger and younger patients. CURE Connections wants to answer any questions you might have when it comes to managing colorectal cancer. This program includes information as shared by an expert physician, and personal accounts from patients and their caretakers who have dealt with colorectal cancer.
Side Matters in Colorectal Cancer
BY Erik Ness
Whether a cancer arises on the left or right side of the colon can affect both prognosis and treatment.
Special Feature
Share Your Art
Talk about this article with other patients, caregivers, and advocates in the Colorectal CURE discussion group.
Search Cancer Drugs & Terms
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Colorectal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing colorectal cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Colorectal Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for colorectal cancer.