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  • Treatment And Coverage For Colon Cancer
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    MN Talking Points On Colon Cancer Treatment and Prevention As representatives of the citizens of New York State, we have a responsibility to ensure that everyone has access to the highest quality health care possible. As a State Senator. I have worked aggressively to fight for increased funding for cancer education and prevention, and to improve and expand health care coverage and treatment, including legislation we are working hard to approve - the Women's Health and Wellness Act - which would ...
  • High Fibre Foods In The Diet
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    All of you should be digesting approximately 20 30 grams of fibre a day. Without fibre in your diet you could be creating detrimental effects to your health. The average New Zealander from a lack of fibre in their diet. You can raise the amount of fibre in your diet by eating more of some foods, such as bread. Bread is a good source of insoluble fibre as is vegetables. Barley, baked beans, lentils and citrus fruits a good source of soluble fibre. The National Heart Foundation suggests one should...
  • Colon Cancer And Rectal Cancer
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    Colon Cancer What is the disease? Colon and rectal cancer develop in the digestive tract, which is also called the gastrointestinal, or GI, tract. The digestive system processes food for energy and rids the body of solid waste matter (fecal matter or stool). Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common. Sometimes they are referred to together as colo rectal cancer. Over 95% of colo rectal cancers are ad. These are cancers of the glandular cells that line the inside of the colon an...
  • Cancer Of The Colon And Rectum
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    The colon and rectum are part of the large intestine (bowel). Colon and rectum cancers, which are sometimes referred to together as " colo rectal cancer,' usually grow in the lining of the large intestine. Cancer of the Colon and Rectum is the third most common cancer in adults and accounts for 11% of all cancer deaths. Other types of cancer that can grow in the large intestine include lymphomas, melanomas or sarcomas. Alternative names for Cancer is; Colorectal cancer; Intestinal cancer; Bowel ...
  • Prevent Colon Cancer Recent Study
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    1.0 Introduction Cancer affects our cells, the body's basic unit of life. To understand cancer, it is helpful to know what happens when normal cells become cancerous. 1.1 Definition of colon The colon is a part of the digestive system. It is actually a muscular tube that has an average length of 1.8 m and its function is to absorb excess nutrients and water from food material and blocks the material passing through the digestive tract. It also store waste product known as stool, which is convert...
  • Greater Their Risk Of Developing Colorectal Cancer
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    Colorectal Cancer, malignancy of the large intestine, the lower portion of the intestinal tract, which consists of the colon and rectum. Although colon cancer can occur in any segment of the colon, it is most common in the sigmoid colon, the section closest to the rectum. The American Cancer Society estimates that 95,000 new cases of colon cancer and 35,000 cases of rectal cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States. An estimated 47,900 people with colon cancer and 8,700 with rectal cance...

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