Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer.
Cancer can sometimes start in the small bowel, but small bowel cancer is much rarer than large bowel cancer. Bowel cance...
Surgery is usually the main treatment for bowel cancer, and may be combined with chemotherapy, radiotherapy or biological treatments, depending on your particular case.
The treatments recommended for you will depend on which part of your bowel is affected and how far the cancer has spread...
Dr. Ann Pegna Zeuner,
Department of Haematology, Oncology e Molecular Medicine,
Italian National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
I took my master’s degree in Scientific Communication, at the I...