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Colon Cancer

Oncology Treatment Post Surgery

05/11/2010

Question:

How aggressive must chemotherapy be post surgery when lymph nodes were clear and all of tumor removed? Tumor was Stage II.

Answer:

Most patients with stage II colon cancer do not need to receive any form of therapy after surgery. There are strict criteria that are used to select patients who should and these need to be discussed with your oncologist

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Response by:

Tanios   Bekaii-Saab, MD Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University