Will All Colon Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy?

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Is It True That All Colon Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy? Many of our viewers have asked us about treatments for colon cancer at it’s different stages. We met with the Associate Professor of Oncology from the Mayo Clinic College Dr. George Kim to help explain the stages of colon cancer and if all colon cancer […]

How to Manage Colorectal Cancer

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How do you manage colorectal cancer? Treatment strategies to manage colorectal cancer depend largely on the stage of the cancer, according to Dr. James Posey.  Early stage colorectal cancer has spread much less than later stages of the disease and may only need one surgery.  Once the cancer has passed through the muscular or outer […]

Are You a Candidate for Chemotherapy?

Dr. Tomislav Dragovich Colon Cancer

Determining whether or not chemotherapy is right for a patient depends on many factors. Dr. Tomislav Dragovich discusses some things that are important to consider. Dr. Tomislav Dragovich discusses what determines whether chemotherapy is the right choice for patients. Benefits and risks must be considered for each patient on an individual basis. One of the […]

Will I Survive Colon Cancer?

Dr. Farshid Dayyani Colon Cancer Answers

When a patient is diagnosed with colon cancer, their first though is often, “Will I live through this?” In this video, Dr. Farshid Dayyani explains each stage of colon cancer and the probable survival rate. Each stage of colon cancer has a different survival probability. Stage 1, over 93% of patients will be cured. Stage […]

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