Chemotherapy: Chemo for Colon Cancer – Benefit Only Three percent

Language: English

DL, a 47 year-old-male felt uncomfortable feelings in his stomach. He went to see a GP who diagnosed it as food poisoning. When his problems persisted, a CT scan confirmed thickening in the colorectal region. A biopsy confirmed Stage 2 cancer. The oncologist offered DL 30 cycles of .chemotherapy. He said: With chemotherapy, the chances of recurrence would be 17 percent, without chemoherapy the chance of recurrence would be 20%”.

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