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Colitis Located in the abdomen, the colon, or large intestine, receives digested food products from the small intestine and pushes them out of the body. When the inner lining of the colon becomes inflamed, this is called colitis. Our experienced colorectal doctors are equipped to diagnosis and treat colitis. There are no set of causes [...]

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Diverticulitis Diverticula are small, bulging pouches located on the wall of the colon, or large intestine. If you have diverticula, you have diverticulosis, which usually goes unnoticed with no symptoms. However, if these diverticula become infected or inflamed from bacteria, it can evolve into diverticulitis, causing abdominal pain and other symptoms. There is no sure [...]

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Colon Cancer – Colorectal Cancer

Colon Cancer Colon and rectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the United States. Also known as colorectal cancer, colon and rectal cancer includes cancerous growths in the colon, rectum and appendix. At UAMS, we know how scary a diagnosis of colon cancer can be. However, our team of doctors will help you [...]

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