NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Radiation Damaged Colon
My colon was severely damaged by radiation. I am now 5 years since I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. I have problems with my bowels when I walk. Is there anything I can do? Is there a special diet?
There are certain medications usually in enema form that may be helpful. You should consult with your physician.
Gregory S Cooper, MD
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University