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

Heather Moyes I encourage every woman – regardless of how young or how old – to be aware of their body

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Funding lifesaving clinical trials

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The Canadian Cancer Society is funding lifesaving clinical trials that give people with cancer access to the newest types of treatment.

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