colorectum

colorectum

 [ko″lo-rek´tum]
the distal 10 inches (25 cm.) of the bowel, including the distal portion of the colon and the rectum, regarded as a unit. adj., adj colorec´tal.

colorectum

/co·lo·rec·tum/ (-rek´tum) the distal 10 inches (25 cm.) of the bowel, including the distal portion of the colon and the rectum, regarded as a unit.colorec´tal

colorectum

the distal portion of the colon and the rectum, regarded as a unit.
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Regarding to the primary tumour, half of the cases were from the breast or colorectum.
In China there is a high prevalence of gynecologic cancers, as well lung, breast, colorectum and esophagus cancers.
Consumption of the putative chemopreventive agent curcumin by cancer patients: assessment of curcumin levels in the colorectum and their pharmacodynamic consequences.
In 2012, the 3 most commonly diagnosed cancers in women were breast, lung and bronchus, and colorectum (8).
Our study provides strong evidence that colonoscopy is an effective technique for preventing cancers of both distal and proximal regions of the colorectum, while sigmoidoscopy alone is insufficient for preventing proximal cancer," the researcher said.
Les cancers du poumon, du sein, de la prostate et du colorectum connaissent la meme progression chez nous que dans les pays developpes, selon le
Based on available epidemiological data, an international group of epidemiologists and alcohol researchers concluded that alcohol induces carcinogenesis in numerous organs, including the upper aerodigestive tract, liver, colorectum, and female breast (Baan et al.
Mucin histochemistry in primary adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder (of urachal or vesicular origin) and metastatic adenocarcinoma originating in the colorectum.
The most common causes of cancer death in Americans, accounting for 50% of cancer deaths, are cancers of the lung and bronchus, prostate, and colorectum in men; and cancers of the lung and bronchus, breast, and colorectum in women.
Pilot study of oral silybinin, a putative chemopreventive agent, in colorectal cancer patients: silybinin levels in plasma, colorectum, and liver and their pharmacodynamic consequences.
Romagnolo's review, published in the Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, found that the strongest evidence for dietary flavonoids reducing cancer risk was for cancers of the colorectum and breast.
The polyps are found primarily in the colorectum, but they can be present throughout the gastrointestinal tract, from the stomach to the rectum (2).