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what is a good treatment for colon cancer stage 4?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Chemo: Stage 4 colon Ca best handled by assuring that the primary is removed so other sites of spread don't appear. Systemic chemo then used for primary control but if lesions are in one area such as liver or lung, those sites approached if lesions small and resectable. If liver lesions get numerous then chemo embolization or Yt microspheres used. Thorascopic resection employed with some lung lesions.
Answered on Dec 5, 2014

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