Colorectal cancer is a cancer of Intestine that starts in the colon or rectum, colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is the lower part of the digestive system. During digestion, food moves through the stomach and then to small intestine then into the colon then colon absorbs water and nutrients from the food and then it stores waste matter, then the waste matter moves from the colon into the rectum before it leaves the body.
Most colorectal cancers are adenocarcinomas the cancers that start off in cells that then make and release mucus and other type of fluids, Colorectal cancer often start as a growth called a polyp that may form on the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Some polyps become cancer for over time, to prevent colorectal cancer polyps can be Found and removed. The third most common type of cancer is colorectal cancer in men and women in the United States. Deaths from colorectal cancer have decreased by the use of colonoscopies and fecal occult blood tests which check for blood in the stool.
Symptoms of colorectal cancer:
Often feeling to excrete, diarrhea, constipation, blood in stools, pain in abdomen, bloating in abdomen, vomiting, fatigue, inexplicable weight loss etc.
Colorectal cancer Medication:
- Medicine Name: ZALTRAP
- Generic Name: ZIV-AFLIBERCEPT
- Date of Approval: 03.08.2012
- Company Name: SANOFI.