Colon cancer is an abnormal (or malignant) growth arising from a specific cell type (polyps) in the lining of the large intestine. It is graded according to how it looks under a microscope and how far it has spread. The grading helps determine the patients’ chance for cure or for survival if cure is not possible. In this program, we’ll details the treatment advances that are helping oncologists cure many more people with colon cancer, we’ll see how new cancer therapies work and why they are easier on the patient, and their families. (206)
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