Colon Cancer Chemotherapy
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Cancer Treatment Centers of America helps you fight colon cancer. Among the cancer treatments you may receive is colon cancer chemotherapy. This page has information on colon cancer chemotherapy. Please use the links below for more information or go directly to our home page at: CTCA: Colon Cancer Chemotherapy.
If you have been diagnosed with colon cancer, you may be a candidate for colon cancer chemotherapy. This therapy is just one possible therapy in the treatment of colon cancer. When you come to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America for colon cancer treatment you will work closely with our cancer experts. Our cancer experts will work with you to determine an appropriate combination of therapies to fight your cancer. In addition to colon cancer chemotherapy, your treatment may include surgery and stem cell transplantation along with both our complementary and alternative cancer treatments.
Colon cancer chemotherapy is the use of anticancer drugs to kill colon cancer cells. Colon cancer chemotherapy may be given to destroy and cancerous cells that may remain in the body after surgery. Colon cancer chemotherapy may also be used to control tumor growth. Another use of colon cancer chemotherapy is to relieve the symptoms of the cancer. Colon cancer chemotherapy is a systemic therapy, meaning that the drugs enter the bloodstream and travel through the body. Colon cancer chemotherapy drugs may be given through injection directly into a vein or by means of a catheter. Some colon cancer chemotherapy drugs may be given in the form of a pill.
Please use the links on this page for more information on colon cancer chemotherapy treatment, chemotherapy drugs, and chemotherapy side effects.