Stage 1 Colon Cancer

When a person is operated for colon cancer and pathological reports show that the cancer has not spread to the surrounding areas but has just penetrated through the layers of the colon, it is classified as stage 1 colon cancer, … Continue reading →

Stage 2 Colon Cancer

Stage 2 colon cancer is less advanced than Stage 3 and Stage 4. In this form of colon cancer the cancerous cells may have gone through the colon walls and into the neighboring tissue, but not spread into the lymph nodes. … Continue reading →

Stage 3 colon cancer

When the cancer in the colon has spread to the lymph nodes but not to any distant sites in the body, it is known as stage 3 colon cancer. Formerly known as Dukes C colon cancer, the tumors in stage 3 colon … Continue reading →

Stage 4 colon cancer

Stage 4 colon cancer is the most advanced stage of cancer in which the disease has spread to the adjacent lymph nodes and also to other parts of the body like the liver, lungs, the abdominal wall and sometimes even … Continue reading →

Colon cancer treatment

There are many options for colon cancer treatment when a person is diagnosed with the disease. Treatment depends on how far the disease has progressed and with guidance from the doctor one can decide on the most suitable option. There … Continue reading →

Facts and Causes of Colon (Colorectal) Cancer

Cancer, a malignant tumor, is the hysterical growth of abnormal cancerous cells in the body. These cells are also known as malignant cells and are developed in certain tissues of the body and get their name likewise, such as lung … Continue reading →