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Colon Tumors

As the name indicates, colon tumor affects the large intestine. Colon is the largest portion of the large intestine. Colon tumors starts with the over growth of cells in the large intestine. They usually begin as benign tumors called adenomatous polyps. Some of them may grow overtime and becomes malignant tumors. They infect and damage the the healthy tissues. After forming malignant tissues, the infected cells spreads to the other portions of the body by traveling through the blood and lymph system. They destroy the health tissues all over the body. It is a very complicated condition and ids difficult to treat.

It should be diagnosed and treated as early as possible. Main treatment options used to treat colon tumor are:

  • Surgeries
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy

The mode of treatment may vary according to the severity of the disease. Sometimes, a combination of many treatments at the same time may also be required.