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Sporadic colorectal cancer

Sporadic colorectal cancer: Introduction

Sporadic colorectal cancer: Sporadic colon cancer occurs in people who have no (or very little) family history of the disease. Although colon cancer sometimes has a familial or hereditary component, it usually doesn't.The majority of colon cancer, about 75%, is sporadic. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sporadic colorectal cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Sporadic colorectal cancer

Treatments for Sporadic colorectal cancer

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Sporadic colorectal cancer?

Causes of Sporadic colorectal cancer

  • The etiology of colorectal cancer is unknown, but colorectal cancer appears to be multifactorial in origin and includes environmental factors and a genetic component. Diet may have an etiologic role, especially diet with high fat content
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Sporadic colorectal cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Sporadic 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, 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. more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" 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 be Alzheimer's, whereas there are 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, 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 various possibilities, such as 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 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 more »

Sporadic colorectal cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sporadic colorectal cancer

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Sporadic colorectal cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Sporadic colorectal cancer

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Sporadic colorectal cancer: Animations

Prognosis for Sporadic colorectal cancer

Prognosis for Sporadic 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 Sporadic colorectal cancer

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More information about Sporadic colorectal cancer

  1. Sporadic colorectal cancer: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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