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.
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A total of 308,268 patients were identified in the United States (age, ≥65 years) with nonadvanced cancers of the colorectum, lung, prostate, or breast diagnosed between 1996 and 2012, including 288 with HIV infection.
CANCER DEATHSThe National Cancer Control Programme data shows that in 2018, there were 4,351 deaths due to oesophagus cancer, accounting for 13.5 per cent of the total cancer deaths.This was followed by cervix uteri cancer at 3,286 (10 per cent), breast cancer came third at 2,553 (7.7 per cent), stomach (2,068), prostrate (1,663), colorectum (1,463) and liver cancer (1,331) in 2018.
Serrated lesions of the colorectum: review and recommendations from an expert panel.
Duodenal serrated adenoma is a very rare type of adenoma morphologically resembling serrated adenomas of colorectum, but reportedly demonstrating different molecular alterations and a more aggressive clinical behavior.
The authors said their findings agree with those of the World Cancer Research Fund, which currently states there is a convincing casual relationship with obesity for esophageal adenocarcinoma and cancers of the pancreas, colorectum, postmenopausal breast, endometrium, kidney, and liver.
Lung, stomach, Breast, and Colorectum are the most prevalent cases in Asia.
Our protocol is the following: (1) taking 500 ml 20% mannitol administered orally as the laxative at night before the examination to clear the colorectum and then withhold all oral taken; (2) the examinations were scheduled in the morning.
Cancers of the lung, female breast and colorectum are the top three cancer types in terms of incidence, and are ranked within the top 5 in terms of mortality (first, fifth and second, respectively).
Its high intake and exposure are linked to prostate, breast, lung, esophagus, stomach, and colorectum cancer.
In the UAE, colorectum cancer topped the list at 437 cases in 2018 in men followed by prostate at 252, leukaemia at 151, bladder at 146 and lung at 145.
There is also a link between being overweight and obesity to many types of cancers such as that of the oesophagus, colorectum, breast, endometrium, and kidney.