The colon is also known as the large intestine. It is an organ that is part of the digestive system. The rectum is the lowest part of colon. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of colo rectal cancer. Since the rectum is located in the pelvis, (the lower part of the trunk between abdomen and thighs), colo rectal cancer presents itself with additional challenges in comparison to colon cancer. The rectum is surrounded by lymph nodes from which cancer can spread to other parts of the body. Bleeding and blood in the stool are some of the symptoms of colo rectal cancer.
Dr Reddy specialized in colo rectal cancer during his postgraduate training at the ADYAR Cancer Institute in Chennai, rated as one of the top cancer institutes in the country by the World Health Organization. Dr Vijay Anand Reddy also specialized in this area at the pioneering cancer research institute The Christie in Manchester - the largest cancer center in Europe with more than 100 years of history.
Dr Reddy is one of the rare doctors who is an expert both in chemotherapy, targeted therapy and radiation therapy. His supreme knowledge of drug and radiation therapy interactions lets him achieve the best possible result, making sure both therapies work optimally. Dr. Reddy’s patients get the best combination treatment which results in a high number of patients going into full remission and cure.
The doctor is regularly invited to major conferences to speak about Colo Rectal Cancer and has published several articles in acclaimed scientific journals.