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  • North Texas Colon and Rectal received accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions about colorectal cancer, crohn’s disease, conservative treatment before surgery, fiber in diet, inflammatory bowel disease, colonoscopy, virtual colonoscopy

    My father had colorectal cancer, does this increase my chances of developing the disease?

    Are You at Risk for Cancer?

    Genetic testing and advances in knowledge have demonstrated a family tendency to develop COLORECTAL CANCER. Are you in that category? Is your risk higher? The form provided will help us determine if you need further assessment.

    Family History Questionnaire
    I was just diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, are there any conservative treatment options to try before surgery?

    Crohn’s Disease

    Crohn’s Disease is a chronic inflammatory process primarily involving the intestinal tract from the mouth to the anus, most commonly affects the last part of the small intestine (ileum) and/or the large intestine (colon and rectum).

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    What is the importance of fiber in my diet?

    Helpful Diet Instructions
    about the following:

    High Fiber Diet
    High Fiber Diet Table
    Low Residue Diet information

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    What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease and what are the causes?

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    The intestines, sometimes called the bowel, can be injured in many different ways. The bowel may be infected by a wide variety of viruses, bacteria, or parasites.

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    What do I need to do to prepare for my colonoscopy?

    Common Instructions to prepare you for your procedure.

    Always have an “Alternative Prep” ready in case of intolerance. Including 8 Dulcolax tablets.

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    I have read about the benefits of a Virtual Colonoscopy, how can I learn more?

    Virtual Colonoscopy

    Virtual computed tomographic colonoscopy utilizes radiographic images obtained by CT technology, rendering two and three-dimensional images of the colon.

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  • Did you know?

    • More than 90% of colon cancer deaths could be preventable with timely removal of precancerous polyps.
    • More than 1 in 16 will develop colon cancer, with both man and woman being at equal risk.
    • Colon cancer begins as polyps which grow slowly over several years before developing into cancer.
    • Several studies have proven that if the polyps are removed before becoming malignant, this can decrease or virtually eliminate the chances of developing cancer.


    Common Colorectal Problems Common Procedures & Treatments

    North Texas Colon & Rectal

    3409 Worth Street | Suite 600
    Dallas, Texas 75246
    Phone: 214.824.1730