Colorectal Cancer: Treatment
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The treatment and management of colorectal cancer can involve medications, chemotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery.
Depending on your case, the treatment goal may be to remove the cancer or to provide comfort measures if you are in the last stages of cancer.
Treatment involves the following:
Last reviewedMay 2013by Mohei Abouzied, MD; Brian Randall, MD
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