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Dr. Minocha's Series on Digestive Myths & Healthy Realities....
By Dr. A. Minocha, author of "How To Stop Heartburn: Simple Ways to Heal Heartburn and Acid Reflux" and "Natural Stomach Care: Treating and Preventing Digestive Disorders with Best of Eastern and Western Therapies"
Surgery is not an option, once colon cancer has spread beyond colon
Is it a Myth or a Fact? Find out below
In not too distant past, this concept used to be felt as true. But there have been a lot of technologic advances in surgery lately, especially liver surgery. These days, a limited amount of spread to the liver does not preclude surgery as an option to treat colon cancer. However, this is not a viable option if the extent of cancer is widespread.
Colon Cancer Surgery
Colon Cancer treatment that a patient and doctor choose to pursue will be
based on the extent, or stage, of the cancer. For removing tumors due to
colon cancer, resection surgery (sometimes called a partial or hemicolectomy)
is the most common treatment.
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