Advertisement

How do other illnesses affect stage 1 rectal cancer?

Some other illnesses can cause rectal cancer. If you have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, discuss your risk for rectal cancer with your doctor. Certain inherited illnesses can increase your risk of rectal cancer as well, such as familial adenomatous polyposis and hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.

Continue Learning about Stage 1 Rectal Cancer

What are the symptoms of stage 1 rectal cancer?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Rectal cancer symptoms do not always show up until the disease has advanced, so it is important to h...
More Answers
Does stage 1 rectal cancer affect children differently than adults?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Rectal cancer in children is very rare. Rectal cancer usually occurs in adults who have reached midd...
More Answers
What do I need to know about caring for someone with stage 1 rectal cancer?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Someone with stage 1 rectal cancer will need to have the cancer removed during a colonoscopy. Afterw...
More Answers
How does surgery affect people with stage 1 rectal cancer?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Surgery is necessary for treatment of rectal cancer. It usually cures people with stage 1 rectal can...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.