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By Amy Smith | Published March 16, 2018
What is Colorectal Cancer?
Colorectal cancer is the out of control growth of cells in the colon or rectum. These cells grow into masses, or tumors.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the USA and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths.
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Abdominal cancers include adrenocortical tumors, carcinomas of the stomach, cancer of the pancreas, colorectal carcinomas, carcinoid tumors, and gastrointestional stoma tumors.
All people age 50 or older with medicare are covered.
If you are forty and have a family history ask your doctor, or if you are 50—Early screening can be life saving.
Men and women alike get colon cancer, however, people at higher risk for developing [ … ]