Deciding on Treatment
- Colorectal Cancer: Treatment Choices
There are various treatment choices for colorectal cancer. Which may work best for you? It depends on a number of factors. These include the type, size, location, and stage of your cancer. Factors also include your age, overall health, and what side effects you’ll find acceptable.
Colorectal Cancer: Treatment Questions
Be prepared to talk with your healthcare providers about your colorectal cancer treatment.
Colorectal Cancer: Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to kill cancer cells. These drugs may be given by mouth, by injection, or a combination of both.
- Colorectal Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)
Prognosis is the word your healthcare team may use to describe your chances of recovering from cancer. Or it may mean your likely outcome from cancer and cancer treatment. A prognosis is a calculated guess. It’s a question many people have when they learn they have cancer.