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Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer or bowel cancer, is cancer of the large intestine or rectum. The majority of cases start with the growth of small benign clusters of cells (polyps), which develop into cancerous growths. 

Certain inherited gene mutations, diabetes, smoking, heavy alcohol intake, obesity and family history of the condition, may increase the risk of colon cancer developing. High fat and low fiber diets have also been linked with colon cancer. High-risk patients, particularly those over 50 years of age should have regular screenings for colon cancer. 

Symptoms of colon cancer include changes in bowel habits or movements, rectal bleeding, blood in stools, abdominal discomfort, weakness, fatigue, and unexplained weight loss. 

Treatment options for those with colon cancer include surgery to remove growths, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Drug classes commonly prescribed as part of treatment include pyrimidine analogs, and protein kinase inhibitors, and antineoplastic monoclonal antibodies.

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Drugs Used To Treat Colon Cancer:

Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies
Commonly used to treat Brain Tumor, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Renal Cancer, colorectal cancer.
Pyrimidine Analogs
Commonly used to treat Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer.
Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, head and neck cancer, colorectal cancer, skin cancer.
Other Antineoplastic Agents
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer.

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Drugs Related to Colon Cancer:

Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies
Commonly used to treat Brain Tumor, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Renal Cancer, colorectal cancer.
Pyrimidine Analogs
Commonly used to treat Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer.
Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, head and neck cancer, colorectal cancer, skin cancer.
Other Antineoplastic Agents
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer.
Camptothecin Analogs
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer.
Cytoprotectant Agents
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer.
Pyrimidine Analogs
Commonly used to treat Breast Cancer, Actinic Keratosis, Colon Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, basal cell carcinoma, colorectal cancer.
Platinum Compounds
Commonly used to treat Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer.

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