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Your Colon Cancer Glossary: Words You Need to Know

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Medical Dictionary
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Doctor with model of colon
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What does the word colon mean?


Adenocarcinoma of colon arising in a tubulovillous adenoma.
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Ablation, adenocarcinoma, adjuvant treatment


Microslide with multiple biopsy samples
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Benign, biopsy, carcinoma in situ


Gastrologist with colonoscopy camera
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Chemo, clinical trials, colectomy, colonoscopy


DNA double helix concept
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Colostomy, CBC, DNA


Histology slides close up, different cells
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Embolization, epithelial tissue, FAP, hepatic arterial infusion, histology


Infusion set up on man's arm.
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Immunotherapy, infusion, lymph, lymph nodes, Lynch Syndrome


MRI machine in use
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MRI, malignant, metastasis, neoadjuvant treatment


Lab tech setting up molecular tests for individualized cancer care
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Pathology, perineural invasion, personalized oncology


PICC line set up for chemotherapy
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PET/CT, PICC line


Polyp in intestin
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Polyps, polyp types


Doctor setting up patient for radiation therapy
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Prognosis, radiation therapy, recurrence, remission, side effects


Prepping for surgery
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Sigmoidoscopy, stage, surgery, ultrasound


Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

@judithebbert

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.