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Vidant Health is transforming cancer care in eastern North Carolina. Our vision is to reduce mortality from this dreaded disease and to provide ready access to screenings and prevention, early intervention and quality, coordinated patient care. We treat all types of cancer with the most current technology and highest clinical standards.
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Anal cancer is a rare malignancy with approximately 5, new cases diagnosed annually in the United States. As a result of carefully conducted epidemiologic and clinical studies, it is now established that anal cancer is closely associated with human papillomavirus HPV infection. The cure of anal cancer is possible in the majority of patients with preservation of the anal sphincter.
Colorectal cancer incidence overall has been declining for several decades due to changing patterns in risk factors and the uptake of screening, although this reflects the higher rates in older adults and masks trends in young age groups. During the most recent 10 years for which data are available toincidence rates declined by 3. Screening has the potential to prevent colorectal cancer, because most colorectal cancers develop from mild polyps.
The average age of diagnosis for women is 72 years old. No chemotherapy or radiation treatment was needed, and she was declared NED no evidence of disease at her first follow-up. It made an impression.
Cancer can strike almost anywhere in your body, which is certainly true of your vast gastrointestinal GI system. GI cancer is a catchall category for a host of cancers that range from pancreatic to stomach cancer. To help you negotiate your GI cancer, the team at Charleston Oncology brings the latest treatments and science to bear in fighting your disease.
Skip Navigation. We recommend the most effective, least invasive treatments customized for your needs. This includes treating challenging, long-term colorectal conditions such as profound constipation, hemorrhoids, diverticulitis, and fecal incontinence. We specialize in the latest diagnostic technologies and screening procedures.
Radiation therapy may be used to manage localized vaginal and vulvar cancers. For most patients, a combination of internal and external radiation techniques may be the most effective. A low-dose, sensitizing chemotherapy may be given to enhance the effects of radiation.
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