Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer.
Cancer can sometimes start in the small bowel, but small bowel cancer is much rarer than large bowel cancer. Bowel cance...
Surgery is usually the main treatment for bowel cancer, and may be combined with chemotherapy, radiotherapy or biological treatments, depending on your particular case.
The treatments recommended for you will depend on which part of your bowel is affected and how far the cancer has spread...
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common type of cancer, and according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), its incidence rate is likely to increase especially in less developed countries.
Scientific studies show that the growing number of colorectal cancer diagnoses i...