Mark Cheetham Colorectal and general Surgeon at the Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital Shropshire Mark cheetham Colorectal and general surgery at the Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital in Shropshire Mark Cheetham MD FRCS Colorectal & General Surgeon

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Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a test to look around the large bowel with a camera. Before having a colonoscopy you will need to prepare the bowel by taking strong laxatives More >

Laparoscopic surgery


Most bowel operations can now be done laparoscopically (with keyhole surgery) More >

Staging bowel Cancer

The treatment for bowel cancer depends on how far the cancer has spread (we call this the stage of the cancer) More >

Bowel Cancer

Colorectal cancer affects about 35,000 people every year in the UK.

Bowel Cancer (or colorectal cancer) is a tumour which starts in the large bowel (the rectum or the colon). Colorectal cancer may cause symptoms such as;



Colorectal cancer is usually diagnosed by performing a colonoscopy. If a colorectal cancer is found at colonoscopy a CT scan will be performed to stage the cancer (to see how far the colorectal cancer has spread).


Treatment of Bowel Cancer

The main treatment for bowel cancer is to perform an operation to remove that part of the bowel. Often the operation can be performed laparoscopically  (by keyhole surgery).Cancers in the right side of the colon are treated by a right hemicolectomy. Cancers in the left side of the colon are treated with  a sigmoid colectomy or a left hemicolectomy. Colorectal cancers in the rectum are treated with an anterior resection or an abdominoperineal excision of the rectum. Chemotherapy may be given after surgery to increase the chance of cure in some people. Radiotherapy may be given to shrink a rectal cancer before surgery



 by Mark Cheetham, Colorectal Surgeon at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital.

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Bowel Cancer

about 35,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer  every year in the UK. prompt treatment of early bowel cancer has a good chance of cure.

Surgery for bowel cancer


The type of operation needed for bowel cancer depends on where the tumour is in the bowel More >

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy involves giving strong anticancer drugs either into a vein or in tablets. Chemotherapy is used either to reduce the risk of cancer spreading  More >

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Shrewsbury

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Tel: 01743 282538  



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