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How is colon cancer treated? These 4 treatments are very common
2023/11/01

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Colon cancer is a common malignant tumor disease in clinical practice, and is more common in middle-aged and elderly women. The incidence site of colon cancer is located in the digestive tract of the colon. With the development of society and the increase in life pressure, the prevalence of colon cancer is also increasing. When it comes to cancer, people will feel scared, nervous, and anxious, because the mortality rate of cancer is too high.

Many people will become negative after knowing that they have cancer, and even will not cooperate with the doctor's treatment. However, what you need to know is that cancer There is a chance of cure.

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As long as you actively cooperate with the doctor and receive timely treatment, you will get better.

So what are the specific treatments for colon cancer?1. Surgical therapy

Many diseases are treated with surgery, because surgery can be said to be a more effective method, and the same can be done for colon cancer. Although surgery has certain harm and side effects, patients with colon cancer, especially those with advanced stages, must undergo surgical treatment. Surgery to remove necrotic tissue can effectively inhibit the spread of cancer cells, slow down the invasion of cancer cells into the human body, and slow down the progression of the disease.

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2. Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a method of treatment with chemical drugs. Especially for cancer, chemotherapy is a very common method. Chemotherapy is widely used and can control the metabolism of nucleic acids in the body, thereby effectively inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and effectively reducing the number of cancer cells. , it can reduce the invasion of cancer cells into the human body, but chemotherapy also has many side effects, such as hair loss, and even causes nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite in patients.

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3. Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a method that uses instrumental radioactivity. Radiotherapy is also widely used. Especially when colon cancer develops to an advanced stage and there are many cancer cells that have metastasized, radiotherapy can be used. Radiotherapy can effectively remove metastases and eliminate most of them. Cancer cells, reduce the number of cancer cells and prevent the condition from getting worse.

4. Conservative treatment

For cancer, this method is generally adopted only when it has progressed to the point where surgical treatment has no meaning or even no cure.

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When colon cancer develops to an advanced stage and surgery is meaningless, and patients with serious conditions, conservative treatment methods are adopted. Conservative treatment methods within the scope of the condition can be treated, which can relatively reduce the patient's pain and slightly improve the patient's quality of life, but it is almost meaningless in improving the disease. Generally, pain relief therapy or supportive therapy can be used.

Although the prevalence of colon cancer is high, there are many treatments. Therefore, don't be afraid or nervous if you suffer from this kind of disease. Only by actively cooperating with the doctor's treatment and maintaining a good attitude can the disease change for the better.

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