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
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and represents the second leading cause of cancer deaths. Each year, 50,000... Read more »
Dr. Rajani, a tiny lady no more than five feet tall, shook my hand, looked me in the eye and said, "Your father is a very sick man. His... Read more »