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Is chemotherapy used to treat colon and rectal cancer?

Chemotherapy is used to treat rectal cancer, and may follow surgery for colon cancer, says Ovunc Bardakcioglu, MD, a colon and rectal surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he explains how location of these cancers often determines treatment. 

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