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total colon exam

also called TCE. An exam that looks at the entire colon (the large intestine); for examples, see colonoscopy or double contrast barium enema.

Cancer Glossary

... up Search. a routine health exam for cancer ... me]. surgery that removes all
(total colectomy) or part (partial colectomy or hemicolectomy) of the colon. ...

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

Colorectal Cancer

... the results of the physical exam, biopsy, and any ... The colon is then connected
to the anus (colo-anal ... to be removed to do a total mesorectal excision ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf

Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures 2014-2016.

... For exam- ple, among both white men and ... II confirmed the inverse association
between total dietary folate ... through the rectum into the colon by a ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-042280.pdf

Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures

... The digital rectal exam (DRE) is used to ... Colonoscopy • Can usually view entire
colon Highest • Can ... Total % (95% CI) Total % (95% CI) Total % (95 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005cr4pwsecuredpdf.pdf

Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures 2008-2010

... Computed • Examines entire colon Performance • Can miss some polyps and
cancers ... Often during the course of an exam in a ... Total 12.1 43.1 46.8 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/acsq-013673.pdf

Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2013

... the CT scanner, which creates multiple images of the interior colon. ... Often during
the course of an exam in a physician's office ... Total 10.0 50.2 53.2 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-028312.pdf

Cancer Facts and Figures for African Americans 2005-06

... Vigorous physical activity§ Total ... Breast self-exam is an option for women starting
in their 20s ... Colon & Beginning at age 50, men and women should ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005aacorrpwsecuredpdf.pdf

Cancer Statistics 2009

... Colon 52 59 65. ... should continue to undergo a clinical breast exam, preferably
annually*. ... Screening after a total hysterectomy (with removal of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/cancerfactsfigures2009/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-038893.ppt

Colon Cancer - Page 3

... But when looked at in total, you begin to understand ... the other hand, CTC can
be an uncomfortable test. ... that air be forced into the colon while the ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/category/colon-cancer.aspx?page=3

Cancer Facts & Figures - African Americans 2007-2008

... Vigorous physical activity§ Total 22.9 29.3 ... 59.4 58.6 Clinical breast exam
(CBE)† ... Colon & rectum cancer, 2004 Fecal occult blood test (FOBT)¶ ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007aaacspdf2007pdf.pdf