Colon cancer information regarding prevention, symptoms and risks for San Antonio TX residents.
The majority of the risks of treatment for colon cancer are associated with side effects of the medications. I will say that the risk of NOT treating colon cancer is higher than any of them. The main risks of surgery for colon cancer are bleeding and infection. There will likely be some degree of pain or discomfort afterwards as well. These things we can control with medication. If you require an ostomy bag after the operation there may be skin irritation and pain associated with that as well. If radiation is required for the colon cancer, it can cause radiation damage to the tissues and organs around the colon. This can cause scar tissue to develop which may lead to