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hospital not treating my friend who has What treatment should be given for bowel cancer ?

hospital not treating my friend who has bowel cancer as urgent as we thought they should hi my friend has been diagnosed with bowel cancer,she is still waiting for test to find out if its inside or outside the bowel?the dr said its been growing for 1 year,and also her liver is not working properly.yet no one has mentioned treatment yet,
Asked On : Fri, 15 Apr 2011
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Thanks for choosing this forum. First and foremost in order to layout a treatment plan for the bowel cancer, it is essential to know the exact shape, size, location and spread the the bowel cancer and its association and spread to the surrounding organs and structures. This can be revealed on different investigations such as CT scan and sonography which can reveal the exact nature of this cancer.The treatment whether through conventional or minimal access surgery will depend on the diagnosis. Hope this helps. Regards.
Answered: Thu, 21 Apr 2011
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