The liver is the most frequent site for colorectal cancers to spread (metastasized). Here, treatments may slow the spread of cancer and even prolong survival. Cure is very rare.
When cancer has spread, surgery to remove or bypass obstructions in the intestine may be performed. In these circumstances, surgery is considered palliative in that it may improve symptoms but will not lead to cure. In rare cases, metastatic colon cancer may be cured...Read more
An Introduction to Breast Cancer Recurrence, Part II A distant recurrence is more serious than a local or regional recurrence. It means... Read more »
When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, in January 2006, I was given an envelope full of information, pamphlets about available... Read more »
I have Stage 4 breast cancer. However, I am also in clinical remission, with no sign of cancer in my liver (which was once riddled with... Read more »