Overall survival rate at 5 years post-treatment of rectal cancer increased with the addition of hyperthermia.
Symptoms & Treatment
Depending on the location of the tumor, symptoms can vary from abdominal pain, chronic slow blood loss that cannot be seen with the naked eye, more rapid and obvious blood loss, or obstruction or inability to pass stools.
Our colon & rectal cancer treatment in Los Angeles can include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and newer biologic targeted therapy. Like so many other cancers, the initial stage correlates strongly with the risk of recurrence, as well as the choice and outcome of treatments. The earlier colorectal cancer is diagnosed, the more likely it can be cured.