colorectal colorectal  /ˌkoʊ loʊ ˈrɛk təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or affecting the colon and the rectum

News

  1. Colorectal cancer: Screening is the key to early detection

    Men and women approaching age 50 often shudder when their doctor informs them it's almost time for a screening colonoscopy. But regular screening, beginning at age 50, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Community Connection

  2. New PCC Issue Brief Indicates Health Care Reform Can Boost Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates, Reduce Mortality Among ...

    Preventing Colorectal Cancer's Issue Brief #5, The Impact of Health Insurance Reform on Colorectal Cancer, examines how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) expands Americans’ access to health care procedures such as colorectal cancer screening, which will lead to more people undergoing routine screening for colorectal cancer. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Research and Markets: Triple Analysis: Colorectal Cancer, Leukemia and Cancer Vaccines

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Triple Analysis: Colorectal Cancer, Leukemia and Cancer
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "This may increase colorectal cancer risk by less than 30 per cent but this will be offset by weight loss," Dr Clifton said.
    on May 12, 2008 By: Peter Clifton Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "The median overall survival of 9.3 months and disease control rate of 50% together with the exceptional safety profile of nimotuzumab support continuing development of nimotuzumab in patients with colorectal cancer," noted Dr. Amil Shah,...
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Amil Source: FOXBusiness

  3. "FIT is an important and a welcome addition to our screening tool kit, especially because according to the National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer screening rates continue to lag well behind those for other cancers. All recommended screening...
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: James Allison, Jr. Source: 金融界

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