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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.

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

Details of Preparing for a Colon Screening Test

... experience. Which tests need a bowel prep? ... They examine the stool to look
for signs of cancer. They do not require a bowel prep. But ...

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

Constipation

... had a bowel movement in 3 days; Has blood in or around the anal area or
in the stool (See the section called “Blood in stool.”); Cannot move bowels ...

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

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... and discomfort, and you may feel the urge to have a bowel movement. ... after
the test, and will probably feel the need to empty your bowels soon after ...

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

References: Small intestine adenocarcinoma detailed guide

... 2001;33:267-282. Howe JR, Karnell LH, Menck HR, Scott-Conner C.
Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel. ... Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/smallintestinecancer/detailedguide/small-intestine-cancer-references

Types of colostomies

... If there are problems in the lower bowel, the affected part of the bowel might
need time to rest and heal. A transverse colostomy ...

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

Colorectal cancer screening tests

... cramping and discomfort, and you may feel the urge to have a bowel movement ...
the test, and will likely feel the need to empty your bowels soon after ...

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

Details of Preparing for a Colon Screening Test

... experience. Which tests need a bowel prep? ... They examine the stool to look
for signs of cancer. They do not require a bowel prep. But ...

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

Prostate Cancer Patients Pick Treatments That May Worsen ...

... and Massachusetts General Hospital found that of 438 men who completed
the study, 389 (89%) reported pre-existing urinary, bowel, or sexual ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/prostate-cancer-patients-pick-treatments-that-may-worsen-quality-of-life

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... and discomfort, and you may feel the urge to have a bowel movement. ... after
the test, and will probably feel the need to empty your bowels soon after ...

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