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    Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine. It starts off as adenomatous polyps. Adenomatous polyps are little, non cancerous clumps of cell. After a while some of the clumps turn to colon cancer. Doctors are not sure what causes the cancer. Except they do know that it can come when there is an altered cell. When a healthy cell becomes damaged or altered it causes it to divide. Sometimes they divide; even if one is not needed. The cells then invade other cells and tissue. People can also inherit a mutated gene. The mutated gene can then higher your chance of having the cancer. Some symptoms are unexplained weight loss, weakness or fatigue, abdominal discomfort like gas or pain, or rectal bleeding. Most people in the early stages of colon…

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    Studies in the past have shown patients who have had colon cancer are at a much lower risk of having their cancer return or perishing from it if they are heavy coffee drinkers. In fact, patients who were drinking up to four cups of coffee, caffeinated, a day, or more, had half of the rate for a recurrence, or death, than those who do not drink coffee. Could drinking coffee throughout your life be the key to keep colon cancer away, or gone for good? Could This Be True? The director of the…

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    prevented with a healthy lifestyle. Colon Cancer is cancer of the large intestine, it can change the lives of many, but they can start treatments after seeing the signs, and figuring out the cause of cancer. Colon cancer has many noticeable signs and symptoms. According to Mayo Clinic, a change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding or blood in their stool, abdominal discomfort, a feeling that their bowel doesn’t completely empty, weakness, fatigue, and unexplained weight loss are a few noticeable…

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    Colon cancer is a type of cancer that attacks the large intestine walls or the lower part of your digestive system. Colon cancer usually attacks in the sides or in the innermost layer part of the large intestine and then it starts to grow. At first colon cancer is detected; small and then it progressively get bigger and bigger. One of the worst things about colon cancer is that you can not really detect it because there are no symptoms whatsoever, if colon cancer symptoms are detected it is…

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    What is it? Colon cancer is a disease that develops because the mucosa of the colon contained in an existing polyp evolves through different causes to become a malignant tumor. Normally malignant cells are located in the middle and longer portion of the large intestine. This type of cancer is one of the most common worldwide and also the easiest to diagnose. In addition, the cure rates are high if it is detected early and takes a long time to develop. The colon, along with the rectum is the…

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    For Unit 3 discussion board I decided to talk about colon cancer. I recently have a really close resident at the assistant living I work at get diagnosis with colon cancer. Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine and lower part of the digestive system. This cancer begins as small, noncancerous clumps called adenomatous polyps. Which later turn into cancer if not caught fast enough. Some of the symptoms to watch out for are bowel habits such as diarrhea and/or constipation, blood in…

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    Histological analysis Tissue harvested from the distal colon (1 cm from the rectum) was cut into segments, fixed with 10% formaldehyde overnight, embedded in paraffin, sectioned at 5 μm, mounted on clean glass slides, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) for histological evaluation. Each slide was coded and analyzed in a blinded fashion by two investigators using light microscopy. Each sample was assigned a histological score based on cumulative scores assigned to colon characteristics…

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    Colorectal carcinoma is a cancer of the large intestine (colon) and rectum , the lower part of the digestive system. It can metastasis to liver, lung, bone, brain and lymph nodes. These are the common sites [8]. However, liver metastases is the main cause for death. Adrenal gland, testicular and skin are the less frequent sites(8). Usually, liver metastases are hypo vascular [5]. Colorectal cancer can be diagnosed by many modalities such as CT SCAN, FDG/PET And FDG PET/CT. PET/CT is the most…

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    Brain Metastasis from Colorectal Cancer: A single center Experience Colorectal Cancer, also known as Colon Cancer is a disease that occurs in the Colon or Rectum. Sometimes when a Polyp, which are tissue growth on the outside or inside of a cell, increases or gets bigger it can spread to the outer layer of the cell causing a cancerous tumor. CRC is known to be the fourth leading cause of death in the United States due to Cancer. With treatments of CRC it has improved the incidence reports of…

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    Pathophysiology of Diverticular Disease Diverticular disease is a condition that most often affects the sigmoid colon and is characterized by a number of small pouches that extend to the surface of the colon. When all four layers of the colon are herniated, it is called a true diverticulum. Typically, diverticula are pseudodiverticula and involve only the mucosa and submucosa (Porth, 2011). The colon could have one diverticulum, or numerous diverticula. The colon’s structure is different from…

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