Rectal, colon cancers differ by location, physician says

04/12/2010 |

Colon and rectal cancers are both gastrointestinal cancers but are located in different parts of the large intestine and are treated differently, according to Dr. Allyson Ocean at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Ocean said the biggest risk factor is age, particularly being older than 50, but a family history of the disease also increases an individual's risk.

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