Treatments for Colorectal Cancer

Colon Cancer
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The treatment and management of colorectal cancer can involve medications, chemotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery.Depending on your case, the treatment goal may be to remove the cancer or to provide comfort measures if you are in the last stages of cancer.Treatment involves the following:MedicationsChemotherapyRadiationSurgery

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Colon and rectal cancer: Treatment. National Cancer Institutewebsite. Available at: http://cancer.gov/cancertopics/treatment/colon-and-rectal. Accessed May 14, 2013.

Colorectal cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf. Updated January 17, 2013. Accessed May 14, 2013.

Colorectal cancer. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated May 3, 2013. Accessed May 14, 2013.

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