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
Scientists have found genetic changes in colon cancer cells says a New York Times article. If you have a relative with colon cancer, this... Read more »
A shrewdly designed study adds support to the idea that vitamin D may play a role in breast and colon cancer risk reduction. The study... Read more »
A colon resection is a surgical procedure that removes part or all of the large intestine. This may be necessary in the treatment of some... Read more »