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Colorectal Cancer Toronto and Hamilton Healthcare

Posted Aug 23rd, 2018 in Naturopathic Medicine, News, Tips

Colorectal Cancer Toronto and Hamilton Healthcare

Treatment Facilities 

In Ontario big cities such as Toronto and Hamilton, Colorectal Cancer care is supported by the presence of advanced Healthcare Facilities such as the Princess Margaret Hospital and the Sunnybrook Cancer Care Centre in Toronto and the Juravniski Hospital in Hamilton makes a lot of difference in Colon and Rectal Cancer care that is reflected upon the Treatment Quality and overall prognosis.

For example, in Sunnybrook Cancer Centre there is a group of highly Specialized Surgeons who can perform highly skilled operations which is one of the main lines of treatment of Colorectal Cancer Treatment.

Radiation Therapy is an integral part of rectal cancer Healthcare either as a Neoadjuvant Treatment (i.e. To be given BEFORE surgery) or as an adjuvant treatment in Recto-Sigmoid cancer (i.e. to be given AFTER the surgery). Princess Margaret Cancer Centre offers a lot of updated Radiation Therapy Machines that help to treat rectal cancer in an accurate way avoiding exposure to the surrounding normal tissues and using advanced Radiation Oncology techniques such as 3 Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy ( 3 DCRT)and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) techniques.

Chemotherapy and Targeted agents are also very essential components of Colorectal Cancer Treatment, and this modality is available at  Juravniski Hospital in Hamilton, Princess Margaret Hospital and Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.

What about supportive care during the active treatment of Colorectal Cancer?

One of the most important things in the care of patients with Colorectal Cancer is supportive care. This is simply the support of the immune system and nutritional status of Colorectal Cancer patients that have a tremendous effect on the overall performance of patients with Colon cancer and also, it dictates to a large extent the tolerability of patients to the harsh treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. Supportive care for Colorectal Cancer patients is done in many clinics in Ontario such as the Ontario Naturopathic Clinic which has two locations: One in Toronto and the other on in Grimsby Ontario.

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-          Grimsby clinic  https://www.ontarionaturopathicclinic.ca/site/contact-naturpathic-dr-grimsby-niagara 

-          Toronto clinic https://www.ontarionaturopathicclinic.ca/site/contact-naturpathic-dr-toronto-north-york 


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