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large intestine

the lower part of the intestine, running from the small intestine to the anus, which absorbs most of the fluid from the feces. It is wider (not longer) than the small intestine. The large intestine contains the cecum, colon, and rectum. See also cecum, colon, rectum.

Colon/Rectum Cancer | American Cancer Society

Learn about colon cancer from what causes it, early detection, support
resources, making decisions about treatments and more.

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/index

How is small intestine adenocarcinoma diagnosed?

... few hours as the barium passes through the intestines. ... as the contrast moves
through the small intestine. ... This is a way to look at the large intestine. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... in diseases of the digestive (gastrointestinal) tract, such as the esophagus
(swallowing tube), stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, as well ...

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

What is colorectal cancer?

... It is called small because it is narrower than the large intestine (colon and
rectum), but actually the small intestine is the longest segment of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-what-is-colorectal-cancer

What is stomach cancer? | American Cancer Society

... would say they have a “stomachache,” when in fact the pain could be coming
from the appendix, small intestine, colon (large intestine), or other ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/stomachcancer/detailedguide/stomach-cancer-what-is-stomach-cancer

How is Kaposi sarcoma diagnosed? | American Cancer ...

... KS lesions develop inside the rectum (the part of the large intestine just inside ...
stool for occult (unseen) blood, since KS in the intestines can cause ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-diagnosis

What is a small intestine cancer?

... The ileum comes after the jejunum and ends when it empties into the large
intestine (colon). The colon is a muscular tube about 4 to 5 feet long. ...

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

The normal digestive system

... From there it goes into the small intestine. Hours can go by before it moves
into the large intestine or colon. ... The large intestine or colon. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-normal-digestive-system

The normal digestive system

... From there it goes into the small intestine. Hours can go by before it moves
into the large intestine or colon. ... The large intestine or colon. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-normal-digestive-system

What is colorectal cancer?

... It is called small because it is narrower than the large intestine (colon and
rectum), but actually the small intestine is the longest segment of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-what-is-crc