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Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer, rectal cancer or bowel cancer almost always occurs in the large bowel - cancer of the small bowel is rare. Symptoms of colorectal cancer include blood in your stools, a change in normal bowel habits, a lump that your doctor can feel in your back passage, weight loss, pain in the abdomen or back passage, and anemia. Treatment depends on where the cancer is in the bowel and how far it has spread but may include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
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Aspirin benefits reaffirmed for CVD and colorectal cancer

April 12, 2016 - 08:00
Aspirin has been reaffirmed as effective against cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer for people aged 50-69, as long as the patient is not at risk of bleeding.

Cancer thwarts treatment by 'stealing' blood vessels

April 8, 2016 - 11:00
Cancers can resist treatment by 'stealing' blood vessels from nearby tissues, a new study shows.

Nanoparticles show promise for treating intestinal inflammation, study finds

April 8, 2016 - 07:00
Nanoparticles designed to block a cell-surface molecule that plays a key role in inflammation could be a safe treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to researchers in the...