There are diagrams of the colon rectum which also show the location of the lymph nodes in the colon. There is some basic information about cancer and colorectal cancer. Risk factors for developing the cancer are listed. A number of tests are mentioned to use for screening before person develops the cancer. A number of tests are listed to determine the stage of the disease. The treatment information is comprehensive, taking in questions to ask a doctor before the actual treatment, getting a second opinion and methods of treatment which include: radiation, chemotherapy and surgery.