There are many different types of treatment for colorectal cancer. Your treatment will depend on you and your cancer.
Treatment for colorectal cancer depends on an number of factors such as where your cancer is located, the size of the tumour, if it has spread, your current fitness and general health as well as your treatment preferences.1
Common treatments include: 2
Surgery – removing all or part of the affected bowel
Radiation Therapy – uses radiation to precisely target cancer cells and destroy them, while minimising dose to surrounding healthy tissue and organs.
Chemotherapy – uses specialist drugs that destroy cancer cells
Targeted therapies – this type of therapy aims to destroy only cancer cells, whilst leaving healthy cells intact
Treatment at Icon
Icon centres offer a range of colorectal cancer treatments to meet the needs of our patients. We utilise the latest technology and techniques to treat colorectal cancer, including the latest in radiation therapy treatments.