This task relates to the underlying physiology of the case study 'Betty'. Pathological examination of biopsy from Betty's colonoscopy and excsion reveal moderately differentiated Adenocarcinoma of descending colon, stage 3A (Duke’s C).
Discuss the following in relation to this case:
• Succinctly discuss the pathophysiology of cancer tumours (Approx 250 words)
• Discuss the pathophysiology of colorectal cancer disease in relation to a biopsy result of a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma grade 3 (Approx 250 words)
• Discuss ONE of the three pharmacological components of the FOLFOX treatment regime. Link your discussion to the relevant pathophysiology of bowel cancer (Approx 250 words)