The colon is the longest part of the large bowel or large intestine, measuring around 60 inch (1.5 m). The large bowel is a tube-like organ that begins from the small intestine and ends at the anus. Read more: How Do You Use a Colon? Article
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Colon Cancer: How Your Diet Can Affect Colorectal Cancer
Diet, including nutrient, antioxidant, and vitamin intake, affects colon cancer risk. Certain dietary factors either decrease or...
What Is a Polyp? Nasal, Colon, and Other Polyps
Do you know what a polyp is? Learn the definition of a polyp, which can be found in the sinuses, stomach, colon, gallbladder, and...
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The long, coiled, tubelike organ that removes water from digested food. See a picture of the Colon and learn more about the...
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Most, if not all, of these cancers develop from colonic polyps. Removal of these precancerous polyps can prevent colon cancer....
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