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
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This seems like an easy question. After performing robotic prostatectomies for almost two years, I have learned that proper patient... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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