20/12/2019, Delhi: Any kind of cancerous growth, tumor, or lump grows inside the colon and the rectum, which can be benign or malignant comes under the category Colorectal cancer. According to the WHO, colorectal cancer or colon cancer is the second most common type of cancer worldwide. In earlier days, colon cancer was commonly detected after 40 years but some current research shows that the high rate of occurrence of this cancer among young adults.
In India, different types of colon cancer treatments are practiced depending on the stage of cancer, whether cancer has recurred, and the general health condition of the patient. Three main effective treatment options for colon cancer are surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
The experienced oncologist and surgeons perform different types of colon cancer surgery in India.
The main purpose of Colon Cancer Surgery is either to eliminate cancer or, relieve symptoms (in the case of advanced disease). The surgical treatment procedures can be categorized into various groups, such as Bowel Diversion Surgeries, Radiofrequency Ablations, Cryosurgery, Polypectomy, and Laparoscopic Colectomy. Bowel Diversion Surgeries can be conducted in many ways, such as
- Ileostomy: this is the surgery to divert the ileum to a stoma.
- Colostomy: This surgical process diverts the colon to a stoma.
- Ileoanal reservoir surgery: When the large intestine is removed but the anus can be kept being undamaged and healthy, the surgeon creates a colon like a pouch from the last several inches of the ileum.
- Continent Ileostomy: Here the large intestine is removed and a colon-like pouch, called a Koch pouch, is prepared from the end of the ileum.
Apart from surgeries, Chemoradiation is one of the most promising treatment options for colorectal cancer.
India has become a medical hub for different types of Colon Cancer Treatments and Surgeries Every year a huge number of overseas patients come to India for medical treatments and surgeries of high quality. The colon cancer treatment packages in India are quite affordable compared to other developed countries like the US, UK or any part of the western world.
The best colon cancer hospitals in the country are well equipped with the most advanced medical treatment facilities and techniques.
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