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A procedure in which tissue samples are removed from the body by a needle or during surgery for examination under a microscope to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present. There are many different types of biopsies.
A procedure that examines the rectum, the large intestine, and the lower part of the small intestine using a contrast dye containing barium.
Tests such as a CT scan, ultrasound, or MRI of the abdomen may be done to look for tumors or other problems. These tests may also be done if colorectal cancer has already been diagnosed to help determine the extent (stage) of the cancer.
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!
Open trials refer to studies currently recruiting participants or that may recruit participants in the near future. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but similar studies may open in the future.
To learn more about the clinical trials we offer, contact CT CONTACT NAME and Phone NUMBER
Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.