Colon Cancer Topic Guide

Colon Cancer Colon Cancer: The human colon is a muscular, tube-shaped organ measuring about 4 feet long. It extends from the end of your small bowel to your anus. Most colon cancers start as adenomatous polyps that turn into adenocarcinomas. Colon cancer is typically diagnosed through a colonoscopy or other type of endoscopic procedures. Treatment methods include surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

Colon Cancer Topic Guide - Visuals

Colon Cancer Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

bevacizumab Bevacizumab

Bevacizumab is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body...learn more »

oxaliplatin Oxaliplatin

Oxaliplatin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

capecitabine Capecitabine

Capecitabine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body

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irinotecan Irinotecan

Irinotecan is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

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