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What kinds of treatment are available for colon cancer?

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Dr. Byron May
Radiation Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Colon cancer is so common that many medical trials have been performed which help doctors know better how to treat this disease.
Depending upon the patient and stage of cancer, surgery, radiation, and various chemotherapies may be of benefit. You oncology team who know your specific situation can give more specific recommendations.

In brief: Many

Colon cancer is so common that many medical trials have been performed which help doctors know better how to treat this disease.
Depending upon the patient and stage of cancer, surgery, radiation, and various chemotherapies may be of benefit. You oncology team who know your specific situation can give more specific recommendations.
Dr. Byron May
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree

In brief: Several

After diagnosis, the primary treatment is surgery, with adjuvant chemotherapy if indicated.
For rectal cancers, neoadjuvant therapy with chemo and radiation followed by surgery if necessary is the standard of care for most patients.

In brief: Several

After diagnosis, the primary treatment is surgery, with adjuvant chemotherapy if indicated.
For rectal cancers, neoadjuvant therapy with chemo and radiation followed by surgery if necessary is the standard of care for most patients.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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