What Stage is My Colon Cancer and How Do I Find Out About My Prognosis?
Most important factor in outcome of patients with cancer is the Stage of Colon Cancer at the time of diagnosis.Read
What is Colon Cancer?
Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon.Read
What Increases Your Risk of Developing Colon Cancer?
Anything that increases your chance of getting a disease is called a risk factor.Read
What If My Rectal Cancer Comes Back After Treatment?
Unfortunately cancer can come back even after treatment.Read
What Are The SIgns of Colon Cancer?
For the most part colon cancer is a silent disease. That is why many patients will not have any symptoms until its too late.Read
Treatment Options For Colon Cancer
There are different types of treatment for patients with colon cancer.Read
Treatment of Rectal Cancer
Treatment of rectal cancer is somewhat different than colon cancers.Read
Treating Rectal Cancer Stage IV
Stage IV rectal cancers have spread to distant organs and tissues such as the liver or lungsRead
Targeted Therapy For Colorectal Cancer
Newer modalities are being used for treatment of colorectal cancer in conjunction with surgery.Read
Surgical Treatment For Colon Cancer
Surgery is often the main treatment for early-stage colon cancers.Read
Surgery For Colon Cancer
Surgery (removing the cancer in an operation) is the most common treatment for all stages of colon cancer.Read
What Are The Stages of Colon Cancer?
Most important factor in prognosis is the stage of colon cancer and your doctor needs to first establish this.Read
Radiation Therapy For Colon-Rectal Cancer
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses high-energy x-rays or other types of radiation to kill cancer cells or keep them from growing.Read
What Now That I Have Colon Cancer?
Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.Read
How Does Colon Cancer Spread in The Body?
Cancer may spread from where it began to other parts of the body. When cancer spreads to another part of the body, it is called metastasis.Read
How Do We Diagnose Colon Cancer?
Your doctor may order the following evaluations/tests that examine the colon and rectum to diagnose colon cancerRead
Chemotherapy Treatment For Colon Cancer
Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment that uses drugs to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing.Read
Colon Cancer Can Cause Blockage
When cancer blocks the colon, it usually happens slowly and the person can become very sick over time.Read
A Pain in the Butt...!
Let’s face it! No One Wants a Pain in the Butt!!!Read
Treatment of Rectal Cancer
It is important to understand your options when treating Rectal Cancer.Read
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