Tag: colon cancer

Delayed Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer and Iron Deficiency Anemia

By Margot Heffernan, MLS Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of non skin cancer┬áthat is diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 143,460 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed in 2012. Although the death rate for this cancer has been steadily …

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Colorectal Cancer, Delayed Diagnosis, and Litigation

By Margot Heffernan, MLS Colon, or colorectal cancer originates in either the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (the last 4-6 inches of ┬áthe colon). With the exception of skin cancer, it is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will …

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