Colon, or colorectal, cancer starts in the large intestine or the rectum. The American Cancer Society recommends that both men and women receive screenings for colon polyps and cancer beginning at the age of 50.
Following are trusted resources for more information about colon cancer and colon cancer treatments.
Medline Plus - Colon Cancer
American Cancer Society All About Colon and Rectum Cancer
National Cancer Institute Colon and Rectal Cancer
Colon Cancer Alliance
Healthline - Colorectal Cancer
Oncology Channel Colorectal Cancer
If you or a loved one is diagnosed with colon cancer, the physicians and staff at Shaw Regional Cancer Center are your best resources for personalized discussions and colon cancer treatment plans. For a consultation, call us at (970) 569-7429.