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bowels

the intestines, from the end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anus. The small bowel (small intestine) goes from the bottom of the stomach to the large bowel. The large bowel (large intestine) goes from there to the anus, and includes the colon and rectum. See also anus, colon, gastrointestinal tract, intestines, rectum.

Blood in stool

... of blood in stool; Bright red blood from rectum; Dark red or black bowel
movements (But remember that eating beets can cause red stools, and iron ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-blood-in-stool

Details of Preparing for a Colon Screening Test

... immunochemical test (FIT). They examine the stool to look for signs
of cancer. They do not require a bowel prep. But they ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/details-of-preparing-for-a-colon-screening-test

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... feel the need to empty your bowels soon after ... will explain how to take a stool
or feces ... usually specimens from 3 consecutive bowel movements that ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection

What are the risk factors for colorectal cancer?

... Personal history of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel
disease (IBD), which includes ulcerative colitis and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-risk-factors

Get Past the Yuck to Help Save Lives

... Has your doctor ever talked to you about collecting part of your bowel
movement to be examined (referred to as a "stool test")? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/09/26/get-past-the-yuck-to-help-save-lives.aspx

Types of colostomies

... The bowel movement will take place after a certain amount of stool
has collected in the bowel above the colostomy. Two ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-types-of-colostomies

Colorectal cancer screening tests

... feel the need to empty your bowels soon after ... will explain how to take a stool
or feces ... usually specimens from 3 consecutive bowel movements that ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-screening-tests-used

Getting Help for Diarrhea

... to have small amounts of diarrhea or oozing of liquid stool. ... Keep a record of
your bowel movements to ... a clear liquid diet to give your bowels time to ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-031606.pdf

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... feel the need to empty your bowels soon after ... will explain how to take a stool
or feces ... usually specimens from 3 consecutive bowel movements that ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection?sitearea=

What is a colostomy?

... This means you will not be able to control of the passage of stool from the stoma,
but sometimes bowel movements can be managed in other ways. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-what-is-colostomy