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

Paul Newcombe Volunteering during Daffodil Month is an incredibly rewarding experience, whether you have been touched by cancer or not.

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Support from someone who has ‘been there’

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The Canadian Cancer Society’s peer support program is a telephone support service that matches cancer patients and their caregivers with specially trained volunteers.

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