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About Colon Cancer

About Colorectal CancerColon cancer is also known as colorectal or bowel cancer. It is cancer of the wall of the colon or rectum. The colon is also called the large intestine or large bowel; it is approximately five to six feet long. The rectum is the last few inches of the colon. 
Please use the links to your right to learn more about colon cancer.
Download EH Colon Cancer Brochure (PDF) to learn more about colon cancer.


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Newfoundland and Labrador Colon Cancer Screening Program

Updated May 28, 2018