Colon Cancer treatments
Colon Cancer

Treatments could include:

  • Radiation and chemotherapy are treatments for cancer. Side effects include easy bruising, mouth lesions, and infections.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lip cancers are growths of abnormal cells that develop on the lips. They are the most common type of oral cancers.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Neutropenia occurs when a type of white blood cell called neutrophils that protects your body from infections is low. It can cause symptoms like gum inflammation and mouth sores.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radiation. This type involves a machine that directs high-energy beams of radiation at ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It's most often caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection (UTI). It can become a serious health issue if the infection spreads to the kidney.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Prostate cancer treatments and cures include a prostatectomy, a retropubic prostatectomy, brachytherapy and radiation therapy. Read more!
    Source:HLCMS
  • Large bowel resection is also known as colectomy. This surgery removes diseased portions of the large bowel-also called the large intestine. The large intestine consists of several parts, one of which is the colon. During this surgery, the surgeon...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. During this procedure, one end of the colon is diverted through an incision in the abdominal wall to create a stoma. A stoma is the open...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cryosurgery is a type of surgery that uses extreme cold to destroy abnormal tissue, such as tumors. The surgery uses liquid nitrogen. When liquid nitrogen has a temperature between -346 and -320 degrees Fahrenheit, it instantly freezes nearly anyt...
    Source:HLCMS
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