Patient reviews for Doctors for Colon Cancer in Vikas Chowk, Sangli
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Colon cancer is defined as a form of cancer that happens in the colon or the larger intestine region. Combined with rectal cancer, the duo is referred to as colorectal cancers. This usually begins as a small clump or polyps that eventually spreads. Common symptoms here include rectal bleeding, constipation, change in bowel habits and loss of weight.
HOW IS COLON CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of this cancer is done by an oncology expert through colonoscopy and other similar tests. Blood tests and even biopsy may be conducted based on the doctors evaluation.
HOW IS COLON CANCER TREATED?
The treatment includes surgery to remove a part of the colon or large intestine in case the cancer has spread to the walls of the bowels. Chemotherapy, radiation and medication will also be used.
DID YOU KNOW?
Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death