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    Nationwide Assessment of Trends in Surgery for Non-Malignant Colorectal Polyps in the United States From 2000-2013 Introduction Screening endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy) with polypectomy reduces the incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer.1-4 Most colorectal polyps are removed with routine endoscopic resection, although polyps considered to be complex because of size, location or morphology are commonly resected surgically.5-7 An estimated 1% of all patients with a non-malignant colorectal polyp will be sent for surgical resection.8-10 In the United States, 73,000 elective colectomies for colorectal cancer and non-malignant colorectal polyps are performed annually. Of these, 32% are performed on patients with non-malignant disease.9 Surgery for a non-malignant colorectal polyp is associated with significant morbidity, mortality and cost.9…

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    Health Issue that is affected by a social condition Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the 3rd most common cancer and second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and women (Steele, et al. 2013). Most colorectal cancers develop slowly over several years from a growth tissue often referred as “polyps” which are benign and non-cancerous in nature. Because of this relatively slow growth, CRC is one of the cancers that can be effectively screened for. A colonoscopy is…

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    Comb Jellies are a type of jellyfish that have eight “comb rows” of cilia that are fused together and arranged along their sides. In Figure 1, the fused cilia can be seen easily along the length of the red lines. The cilia are used to propel the animal through the water. Some of them move through the water by doing a flapping motion with their lobes or undulations of the body. They usually have two tentacles, but lack stinging cells. To capture their prey by using sticky cells, called…

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    moves into the rectum for storage until signals are sent for its expulsion from the anus (Silverthorn, 2012). When carcinomas occur in either the colon or the rectum, they are collectively labeled as colorectal cancer. Despite the different locations of these carcinomas, the similarities in their pathophysiology and their origin in the same type of cells allow them to be labeled as one collective disease (Ballinger & Anggiansah, 2007). Colorectal cancer can develop from…

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    Familial Adenomatous Polyposis characterized in the development of hundreds or thousands of polyps in the large intestine and duodenum, along with various types of tumors both benign and malignant. This Syndrome follows an autosomal dominant gene inheritance pattern, which a mutation happens in one copy of the gene (healthline). This means that either parent with this gene mutation will pass either their normal gene or the mutated gene along; therefore, leaving the child a 50% chance of being…

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    Often individuals who have colon cancer do not have symptoms until the cancer has grown or even spread. Some of the symptoms include long-term change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, blood in the stool, abdominal pain or cramping, weakness, and unpremeditated weight loss (American Cancer Society, 2017). Other onsets to developing colon cancer include a history of colorectal polyps, inflammatory bowel disease or Crohn’s disease. Unfortunately, Mr. Hall most likely had colon cancer for a decent…

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    gall bladder. Cancer of the lower digestive tract include: anal, and colorectal cancer. (Wikimedia Foundation, 2015). Every year 4,000 to 5,000 adult in the U.S are diagnosed with a Gastrointestinal tumor (Cancer.Net, 2014). Colon cancer is a type of Gastrointestinal cancer found in the lower part of the digestive system: large intestine.…

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    Colorectal cancer’s treatment may seem scary to many patients, but when the treatment process is broken up into steps the fear of treatment or the phobia most patients have disappears. Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the colon or rectum; just like any type of cancer early discovery plays an important role in the treatment process (1). The process has three main steps that will be explained in this essay. The first step in treating colorectal cancer depends on the patience…

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    When a group of patients diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), an inherited form of precancerous polyps that afflicts the lower bowel were given curcumin and quercetin over a 6 month period. The number of polyps in the colon dropped by a 60%; the number of polyps that ceased to grow also dropped by 51%, on…

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    Gastrointestinal Cancer

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    gallbladder. Colon cancer is a type of Gastrointestinal cancer found in the lower part of the digestive system, as well as anal and colorectal cancer (Wikimedia Foundation, 2015). Colon cancer…

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