Now that you know what is wrong, your next step is to determine the best course of treatment for your colorectal cancer. You have several options to consider. Your doctor will advise you on the best approach to take. Treatments may include the following, alone, or in combination:
As with many cancers, a team approach to treating colorectal cancer is often used. In addition to receiving care by nurses, social workers and counselors, and dieticians, you may also be treated by one or more of the following doctor specialists.
The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors of the colon and rectum include the following:
Intraepithelial neoplasia (dysplasia) associated with chronic inflammatory diseases
Low-grade glandular intraepithelial neoplasia.
High-grade glandular intraepithelial neoplasia.