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Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4

Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Introduction

Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests required are considered embarrassing by many, leading to delayed diagnosis. However, early diagnosis is crucial as colon cancer is a leading cause of death. There are various genes which are linked to an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer. Not all patients with the genetic defect will develop colorectal cancer but the presence of additional triggering factors such as alcohol may trigger the development in those genetically susceptible. Type 4 is linked to a defect on chromosome 15. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4 is available below.

Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4

Treatments for Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4

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Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Complications

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Causes of Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4

  • Type 4 is linked to a defect on chromosome 15q13.3
  • Other factors which can further increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer are:
  • Age
  • Alcohol
  • Diet - high fat and high cholesterol diets
  • more causes...»

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Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4

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Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4

Prognosis for Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Like many cancers the prognosis can be good if it is diagnosed in the early stages. If the cancer is detected and treated in the later stages, the prognosis is poor. Regular screening can reduce improve the rate of early detection.

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  1. Colorectal Cancer, Susceptibility to, 4: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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