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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

References

Colon and rectal cancer: Treatment. National Cancer Institute website. 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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