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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in men and women. It includes both cancers of the colon and the rectum. Most colorectal cancer begins as polyps, which are abnormal growths of tissue cells. Typically, polyps are benign. But over time, they can develop into cancer. While colon and rectal cancers are similar in many ways, their treatments are different. 

Anal Cancer

Anal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the anus, which is the opening at the end of the rectum where stool leaves the body. Anal cancer is uncommon and is often curable. Like other cancers, it can metastasize to other parts of the body, commonly the liver and lungs, although spreading is rare.

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the large intestine or colon, which is the final part of the digestive tract. It typically affects the older population, although it can occur at younger ages.


Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in men and women. It includes both cancers of the colon and the rectum. Most colorectal cancer begins as polyps, which are abnormal growths of tissue cells. Typically, polyps are benign. But over time, they can develop into cancer. While colon and rectal cancers are similar in many ways, their treatments are different. 

Rectal Cancer

The rectum is the last several inches of the large intestine, starting at the end of the final segment of the colon and ending at the narrow passage leading to the anus. Cancer inside the rectum and cancer inside the colon are often referred to together as “colorectal cancer.”

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