Colorectal cancer

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Treatments for colon cancer

Treatments offered for colon cancer depend on the stage and location of the tumour.

Surgery and chemotherapy are the most common treatments used for colon cancer. Targeted therapy and radiation therapy may also be used in some cases.

Stories

Helen Storey Thanks to her legacy to ovarian cancer research, Helen Storey is still looking after others.

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Reduce your risk

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The most recent Canadian Cancer Statistics report shows cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada. Learn how you can reduce your risk.

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