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How do medications treat stage 3 rectal cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Chemotherapy medication is used to treat advanced stages of rectal cancer. Radiation x, rays that target cancer cells are usually used in conjunction with chemotherapy. These treatments can treat cancer that is unable to be surgically removed.

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