NCCN Guidelines for Patients™: Colon Cancer
The second layer of the colon wall
made mostly of connective tissue.
The fourth layer of the colon wall made
mostly of connective tissue.
Treatment for symptoms of a disease.
Metastases found at diagnosis.
Treatment to destroy cancer cells
throughout the body.
Treatment that stops cancer
cell growth more than normal
Replacing lost blood with new blood.
The second part of the colon that
crosses from the right to the left side of
A tissue mass made from an abnormal
growth of cells.
The presence of tiny tumors where the
lymph drains from the tumor.
How far the tumor has grown into the
How far the tumor has grown into
How closely the cancer cells look like
An inflammatory disease.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
A federal government agency that
regulates drugs and food.
A polyp with a ruffled structure.
A test that fills the colon with air
and then uses advanced computed
tomography to take pictures.
White blood cells
A type of blood cell that fights disease.
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