There are about 36,500 cases of rectal cancer diagnosed per year in the United States. Together, colon and rectal cancers account for 10% of cancers in men and 11% of cancers in women.
TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR RECTAL CANCER
Rectal cancer is treated with a multimodality approach for all but the earliest stages. A combination of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy is given either before or after Surgery.
Learn more about: Radiation Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers.