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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

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your doctor ... shape of the colon, past surgeries, or colon disease.</p ...

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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

Colon Cancer - Page 3

... But when looked at in total, you begin to ... test is also more specific for finding
colon cancer, and ... test in your doctor's office after a rectal exam (for men ...

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

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