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Cancer

the NHS website

Signs and symptoms Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of...

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Anal fissure

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An anal fissure is a tear or ulcer (open sore) that develops in the lining of the anal canal. Anal fissures usually heal within a few weeks without the need for medical treatment. Switching to a high-fibre diet should also help to relieve sym...

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Anal fistula

the NHS website

An anal fistula is a small channel that develops between the end of the bowel, known as the anal canal, and the skin near the anus (opening where waste leaves the body). Some types of fistula have one channel, whereas others branch out into mo...

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Anal pain (proctalgia)

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Anal pain (pain in the bottom) can be distressing but is often just the result of a minor treatable condition. See your GP for a diagnosis of the problem and for treatment advice. Many people with anal pain will develop constipation, which can make ...

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Barium enema

the NHS website

A barium enema is a test that helps highlight the bowel, so it can be clearly seen on an X-ray. A white liquid is passed into your bowel through your bottom. It allows doctors to investigate problems such as: bowel cancer cance...

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Cancer - Bowel

the NHS website

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon cancer or rectal cancer. Symptoms of bowel cancer include blood in your stools (faeces), an unexpl...

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Colon

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Diagram - Colon

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Colonoscopy

Patient UK

Diagram - Colonoscopy

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Diverticular disease and diverticulitis

the NHS website

Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon). Small bulges develop on the lining of the intestine that become inflamed or infected.

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Ileostomy

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An ileostomy is a surgical procedure that is used to treat serious digestive complaints. It is also used to treat some types of cancer, where it is necessary to remove some or all the colon (large intestine) and, in some cases, the rectum and anus (w...

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Inflammatory bowel disease

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is not a single disease. The term IBD is used mainly to describe two diseases: - Crohn’s disease - ulcerative colitis Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are long-term conditions that involve infla...

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Living with Cancer 3: Colorectal (bowel) cancer

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Information about bowel cancer. What is it, how do you spot the symptoms, and how can you help prevent it?

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Living with Cancer 3: Colorectal (bowel) cancer

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

Information about bowel cancer. What is it, how do you spot the symptoms, and how can you help prevent it?

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Rectal bleeding (bleeding from the bottom)

the NHS website

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from the bottom) may be caused by a swollen blood vessel or a small tear around the anus, but it can have a more serious cause and should never be ignored. Don't let embarrassment stop you seeing your GP. You should always ...

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Rectal examination

the NHS website

A rectal examination is a type of physical examination where a doctor or nurse puts one of their fingers into your rectum (back passage).

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Ulcerative colitis

the NHS website

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term (chronic) condition affecting the colon. Symptoms of ulcerative colitis include: - bloody diarrhoea - abdominal pain - a frequent need to go to the toilet - weight loss

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Understanding colon cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet explains colon cancer, covering causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding colon cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains colon cancer, covering causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding rectal cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet explains rectal cancer, covering causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Ulcerative Colitis Understanding Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's and Colitis UK

If you have recently been diagnosed as having Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Crohn’s Disease, your first reaction may have been a sense of relief that at last you have a diagnosis that explains why you have been feeling so tired and unwell. There may now...

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Crohn's Disease Understanding Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's and Colitis UK

If you have recently been diagnosed as having Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Crohn’s Disease, your first reaction may have been a sense of relief that at last you have a diagnosis that explains why you have been feeling so tired and unwell. There may now...

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