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Familial Colorectal Cancer

Familial Colorectal Cancer: Introduction

Familial Colorectal Cancer: An inherited disorder in which affected individuals have a higher-than-normal chance of developing colorectal cancer and certain other types of cancer, often before the age of 50. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial Colorectal Cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Familial Colorectal Cancer

Treatments for Familial Colorectal Cancer

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Familial Colorectal Cancer?

Familial Colorectal Cancer: Related Patient Stories

Familial Colorectal Cancer: Complications

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Causes of Familial Colorectal Cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Familial Colorectal Cancer

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Familial Colorectal Cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Familial Colorectal Cancer

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

Familial Colorectal Cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Familial Colorectal Cancer

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Familial Colorectal Cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Familial Colorectal Cancer

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Familial Colorectal Cancer: Animations

Prognosis for Familial Colorectal Cancer

Prognosis for Familial Colorectal Cancer: Prognosis depends on stage. Refer patients with early onset colorectal cancer for genetic counseling. Such counseling may lead to awareness and/or testing of family members at risk.

Research about Familial Colorectal Cancer

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Familial Colorectal Cancer: Broader Related Topics

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