The treatment for stage 4 cancer varies based on the type of cancer and how far the cancer has spread, according to the American Cancer Society. For example, stage 4 colon cancer patients may undergo a partial colectomy,... More »

The treatment options for colon cancer are surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, according to the American Cancer Society. The type of treatment depends on the stage of the cancer. More »

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Some type of surgical procedure is always the first treatment response to remove tumors in colorectal cancer, with the exception of stage 4 cancers, states WebMD. Adjuvant therapies such as radiation and chemotherapy may... More »

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A diagnosis of stage 3 peritoneal cancer is severe because the cancer has spread from the lining of the pelvis and abdomen to another organ, such as the liver or spleen, according to the American Cancer Society. Doctors ... More »

Working out a prostate cancer prognosis depends on the stage of the disease and other determining factors such as the person's age, general health, diet and response to treatment, according to the American Cancer Society... More »

The development of some cervical cancers is stopped by early detection and treatment during the precancerous stage of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Vaccines are available to protect preteens who ... More »

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In 2015, Gleevec is used as an experimental treatment for patients with bone cancer, but it is not an approved treatment by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for any stage of bone cancer, states the American Cancer S... More »

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