Is it better to cut out colon cancer or treat with chemo?


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Is it better to cut out colon cancer or treat with chemo?


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Colon cancer is usually hidden cancer which does not show symptoms in its early stages. This usually affects men and women especially after the age of 50.

Is it better to cut out colon cancer or treat with chemo?
There are various ways to treat colorectal cancer and they are radiation, surgery, chemotherapy or the combination of these methods.
The best way to treat colon cancer is determined by its stage as surgery is the best way if it is still in stage 0 and stage I. For stage II and stage III treatment surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy is needed. Chemotherapy and little surgery are needed for stage Iv colon cancer, you can also combine ablation or embolization to the method used.

Source: Harvard, Cancer.org