Over 100,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer every year. Although there are many advanced cancer treatment options in Orange County and throughout the state, cancer is the second leading causes of death in California. Many patients experience the following in association with the disease:
Most cases of colorectal cancer are found through routine screenings. We may use any of the following tests to determine if colorectal cancer is present:
If the cancer hasn’t metastasized (spread), colorectal cancer surgery may be enough to treat the cancer on its own by removing the cancerous tumors. If the cancer has spread, treatment will require other methods, such as the following:
Side effects are generally controllable and subside after treatment. Most of our Orange County patients experience few or no side effects from their cancer treatment, but radiation therapy for colorectal cancer may come with any of the following side effects:
While CyberKnife is one of the most powerful cancer treatments in Orange County and the world, cancer treatment of any kind can be mentally and physically draining. It’s important to take care of yourself during treatment by doing the following:
At Orange County CyberKnife, our mission is to help each one of our patients overcome cancer and reclaim a healthy, vibrant life in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and all over Orange County. Call us at 714-962-7100 or contact us online. We look forward to helping you eliminate your cancer and achieve total health and wellbeing so that you can resume enjoying your life as you would.