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?
Signs and symptoms of rectal cancer
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:
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
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:
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.