ABC of Colorectal Cancer by Annie M. Young, Richard Hobbs, David J. Kerr PDF

By Annie M. Young, Richard Hobbs, David J. Kerr

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Five year survival rates of 25-35% have been reported with this highly specialised procedure (Cady and Stone, 1991). Radiotherapy In advanced colon cancer, radiotherapy is rarely indicated. In locally advanced rectal disease, localised radiation may render some tumours resectable. Radiotherapy can also be effective in palliation of symptoms—it can improve pain, stop haemorrhage, and lessen straining. In the absence of distant metastases, radiation may afford long term control of the tumour. Pain from isolated bone metastases can also be alleviated with short courses of radiation.

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The liver is the most frequent site of metastasis, and in selected patients with no extrahepatic metastases surgical resection offers the only hope of cure. Five year survival rates of 25-35% have been reported with this highly specialised procedure (Cady and Stone, 1991). Radiotherapy In advanced colon cancer, radiotherapy is rarely indicated. In locally advanced rectal disease, localised radiation may render some tumours resectable. Radiotherapy can also be effective in palliation of symptoms—it can improve pain, stop haemorrhage, and lessen straining.

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