Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment, with medicine used to kill cancer cells. It kills the cancer cells by damaging them, so they can't reproduce and spread.
Why chemotherapy is used
Chemotherapy is used if a cancer has spread or if there's a risk that it will. The ...
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...