Colo-rectal Cancer - Treatments available
Treatment for Colorectal Cancers may involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or biological therapy. Some people require a combination of treatments.
Treatment of colorectal cancers is clearly related to the degree of penetration of the tumor through the bowel wall, the presence or absence of nodal involvement, and the presence or absence of distant metastases. These three characteristics form the basis for all staging systems developed for this disease. Different types of treatment are available for patients with colon cancer.
The 4 main types of treatment for colorectal cancer are the following:
- Surgical Treatment
- Radiation therapy
- Biological therapy
- Colorectal Cancer-Patient Version - (http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal)
- Colorectal Cancer - (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/colorectalcancer.html)
Latest Publications and Research on Colo-rectal cancer - Management
- [Update in surgical oncology]. - Published by PubMed
- LEUKOCYTAPHERESIS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE STEROID-DEPENDENT ULCERATIVE COLITIS. - Published by PubMed
- Improving management of comorbidity in patients with colorectal cancer using comprehensive medical assessment: a pilot study. - Published by PubMed
- [Application of endoscopic tattooing with carbon nanoparticlet in the treatment for advanced colorectal cancer]. - Published by PubMed
- Update on indications for lateral lymph node dissection in the management of lower rectal cancer. - Published by PubMed