Related Conditions

Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the abnormal growth of cancer cells in the large intestine. Colon cancer forms in the longest part of the large intestine,...

Colorectal cancer, metastatic or recurrent

Colon and rectal cancers often return months or years after treatment. This is called recurrent cancer. If the original cancer was removed before...

Inflammatory-bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a condition that causes ongoing inflammation of the intestines. The condition can affect only the large...

Diverticulosis of colon

Diverticulosis is a condition that develops when pouches form in the wall of the colon. These pouches may be up to 0.25 inches (6.4 mm) in diameter...