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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The Woodbury, New York-based pancreatic research funding organization Lustgarten Foundation funded researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins who have designed a multi-analyte blood test that can detect the presence of pancreatic cancer as part of a panel of eight common cancers (pancreas, ovary, liver, stomach, esophagus, colorectum, lung and breast), the foundation said.
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This antigen is also present in certain adult gastrointestinal cells, including the mucosal cells of the colorectum, and small amounts are present in blood.
Although C sordellii is found commonly in the soil and, with low incidence, in the intestines of healthy animals and humans, (14) the almost pure culture of C sordellii from the colorectum of one of the birds described here suggests its role in the disease outbreak.
In contrast, survival is greater for cancer at other sites, including the urinary bladder, the kidney and renal pelvis, and the colorectum, of interest here (5-y survival ranging from 57-79%), with survival from disease playing an increasing role in associations with ambient air pollution observed here (American Cancer Society 2016).
Conclusion: Expression of Interstitial cells of Cajal in outer muscular layer of colorectum of Hirschsprung's disease was significantly reduced.
Estrogen and cancers of the colorectum, breast, and lung in postmenopausal women.
42% cases of well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of colorectum showed positivity for COX-2 (Figure: 2 & 3), whereas all cases of moderately (Figure: 4) and poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma of colorectum showed positivity for COX-2 (Table: 1).
Till todate, there are hundreds of tumor markers that have been used clinically in cancer management and among them serum CEA has been assessed in number of malignancies that includes breast, colorectum, stomach, pancreas, thyroid and lung3.