An examination in which a doctor puts a gloved finger into the anus to feel for abnormalities in the anus, rectum or prostate gland.
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An operation for rectal cancer, which involves removing part of the colon and the rectum and anus and creating a permanent colostomy. Also used for anal cancer.
A type of surgery for selected small rectal cancers. The surgeon operates through the anus to remove the cancer without cutting into the abdomen.
Cancer of the large bowel; also known as colorectal cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer.
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A tube with a camera and a light on it that can be inserted into different cavities in the body for a close examination. They are often named after the part of the body they are designed to examine, such…
Removal of a cone-shaped piece of the cervix for examination under a microscope.
Examination of sputum under a microscope to look for cancer cells….
A procedure used to remove cervical tissue for examination.
An internal examination of the nose and upper airways using a long, flexible tube called an endoscope….