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

Now I know that I will help someone with cancer even after I’m gone. It’s a footprint I want to leave behind me.

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Establishing a national caregivers strategy

Illustration of caregivers

The Canadian Cancer Society is actively lobbying the federal government to establish a national caregivers strategy to ensure there is more financial support for this important group of people.

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