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Rectal Cancer

What is the rectum?

The rectum is part of the body’s digestive system. It is the last 5 to 6 inches of the large intestine leading to the outside of the body. The purpose of the rectum is to store waste waiting to leave the body.

What is rectal cancer?

Rectal cancer is malignant cells that form in the tissues of the rectum. Rectal cancer is rare before the age of 40. Risk factors include a diet high in red meat, fat, and alcohol.

Signs and symptoms of rectal cancer

A large number of people with rectal cancer have minimal symptoms until the advanced stage of disease. Signs and Symptoms of rectal cancer can often be attributed to other diseases. Symptoms could include:

  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Blood in the stool
  • Diarrhea / constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue

Traditional treatment options for rectal cancer

The overall outcome of recovery from rectal cancer depends on the stage of diagnosis and overall health of the patient. Treatment options could also include the use of toxic medicines. Your doctor may suggest:

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy may be considered an option for some rectal cancer patients. Radiation therapy is used in an attempt to destroy cancerous cells and cause a reduction in tumor size. It is most often used for rectal cancer that has metastasized. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are often performed simultaneously.

Death and mortality statistics for rectal cancer

  • Overall, 50% of patients treated for rectal cancer have long term survival rates

Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for pituitary cancer

Rectal Cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your rectal cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.

Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your rectal cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:

  • Sono-Photo-Dynamic Therapy
  • Hope4Cancer Therapy - Poly-MVA, Vitamin C
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Whole Body Detoxification
  • Anti/fungal microbial Therapy
  • Ozone Therapy
  • Support Therapy

Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.

Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.

If you are looking for a rectal cancer treatment program that treats more than just your cancer, Hope4Cancer Institute is the place for you. Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to rectal cancer treatment.


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