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Cáncer de Colon


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El tratamiento y control del cáncer colorrectal involucran cambios en el estilo de vida, medicamentos, quimioterapia, radiación, terapias alternativas y complementarias, y/o cirugía.

Dependiendo de su caso, el objetivo del tratamiento puede ser eliminar el cáncer o brindar medidas de comodidad si usted está en las últimas etapas del cáncer.

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:

Cambios en el estilo de vida
Medicamentos
Quimioterapia
Radiación
Cirugía
Otros tratamientos

References:

Colon and rectal cancer: Treatment. National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://cancer.gov/cancertopics/treatment/colon-and-rectal. Accessed May 14, 2013.

Colorectal cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf. Updated January 17, 2013. Accessed May 14, 2013.

Colorectal cancer. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated May 3, 2013. Accessed May 14, 2013.



Last reviewed May 2015 by Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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