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colitis

[kuh-lie-tis] a general term for inflammation of the large intestine (colon). Colitis can be intermittent (it comes and goes) or chronic (long-lasting, as in ulcerative colitis). See also colon, inflammatory bowel disease.

Cancer Glossary

... inflammatory bowel disease or IBD Search. a chronic condition (either ulcerative
colitis or Crohn's disease) in which parts of the intestine, including ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i

Ileostomy: A Guide

... Some of the conditions that can lead to ileostomy surgery are ulcerative colitis,
Crohn's disease, familial polyposis, and cancer. ... Ulcerative colitis ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002870-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... pancolitis Search [pan-ko-LITE-us]. ulcerative colitis throughout the
entire colon. See also colitis, colon, ulcerative colitis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

Wheatgrass

... One very small study suggested that it may help people with colitis, a bowel
problem. How is it promoted for use? Wheatgrass ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/wheatgrass

Types of ileostomies

... Standard or Brooke ileostomy. Reasons for the surgery: Ulcerative colitis.
Crohn's disease. ... Reasons for surgery: Ulcerative colitis. Familial polyposis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-types

What are the risk factors for bile duct cancer?

... birth). Inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease
includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. People ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-risk-factors

Ipilimumab

... This drug may cause inflammation of the intestines (known as colitis),
which can lead to tears or holes in the intestines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/ipilimumab

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Inflammatory bowel disease: -Chronic ulcerative colitis. -Crohn's disease.
Cancer risk begins to be significant 8 years after ...

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

Comfrey

... Comfrey has also been used to treat a number of other ailments, including
ulcers, gallstones, arthritis, diarrhea, colitis, cough, pleurisy, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/comfrey