Colon cancer

Colon cancer

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Credit: MEHAU KULYK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Colon cancer. Coloured barium X-ray showing cancer of the human colon (large intestine). The cancerous region is the pointed dimpled structure at upper left. Opaque to X-rays, barium is given rectally (barium enema) to examine the rectum and colon. The barium coats the intestine's inside wall and shows up strongly on the X-ray film. The colon is one of the most common cancer sites. Treatment in most cases is by a partial colectomy (removal of part of the colon). Over 50 percent of patients survive five years after a colectomy. Also seen in the background are the pelvic bones at lower frame.

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Keywords: barium x-ray, bowel cancer, cancer, cancer imaging, cancerous, colon, colon cancer, colonic cancer, condition, disease, disorder, healthcare, image, intestine, large intestine, malignancy, malignant, medical, medicine, x-ray, xray

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