- Summary: Chemotherapy
- At The Start Of Treatment
- During Chemotherapy Treatment
- On Treatment Days
- Toward The End Of Treatment
- If Treatment Is Not Working
- How Chemotherapy For Colorectal Cancer Is Administered
- How To Live With Medications and Supplements
- How To Consider "Complementary" or "Alternative" Treatments
- How To Prepare In Case Of An Emergency Or Natural Disaster
Colorectal Cancer: In Treatment: Chemotherapy
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If you already read about radiation, you will see that much of the content in this document is the same.
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reread familiar sections. Mom was right. It is better to be safe instead of sorry.
Chemotherapy for colorectal cancer takes place over a period of weeks or months depending on the particular drug or drugs used. Because the drugs travel throughout the body and affect both normal and malignant cells, they are given in courses, with some time allowed between doses for normal cells to repair themselves.
The discussion in this article is divided into the following sections:
- At the start of treatment
- During treatment
- On treatment days
- Toward the end of treatment
- If treatment is not working
- How chemotherapy is administered for colorectal cancer
- How to live with medications and supplements
- How to consider "complementary" or "alternative" treatments
- How to prepare in case of an emergency or natural disaster
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