Stages of Colorectal Cancer Directory
Colorectal cancer is categorized by stages from stage 0 to stage IV. For stages 0 through III, surgery is necessary to remove the tumor. For stages II and above, chemotherapy and/or radiation my also be used to treat the cancer. Stages I through IV are also classified as Dukes A through D stages. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how colorectal cancer is classified, treatment by stages, and much more.
Symptoms, Tests, and Diagnosis of Stage IV Colon Cancer
Learn the symptoms of stage IV colon cancer. And find out which tests your doctor uses to find the right treatment.
What’s the Outlook for Stage IV Colon Cancer?
Statistics don't tell the whole story about stage IV colon cancer. Learn what to expect after you're diagnosed.
Tips for Family and Friends of Those with Colorectal Cancer
WebMD offers coping tips for family and friends of someone diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Rectal Cancer Treatment by Stage
WebMD explains rectal cancer treatment -- stage by stage.