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It's OK to Think About Recurrence

Doctor informing patient.

Even after you get the all clear on your follow up colonoscopy, it's normal to think about the potential of colon cancer recurrence.

Colon Cancer Spotlight10

What is the HIPEC Procedure for Colon Cancer?

Cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC, known better as hot chemotherapy, is emerging as a treatment option for advanced metastatic colorectal cancers.

Treating Chemo Brain

It's an ugly term, but chemo brain is a very real phenomena. Following chemotherapy for colon cancer make sure to talk to your doctor if you are suffering memory loss or confusion.

The Meat Debate: Carnivores and Colon Cancer

Carnivores versus vegans -- the great meat debate continues as studies show an increased colon cancer risk with red meat consumption.

Diagnosed with Colon Cancer at 25

Although less common, colon cancer can strike in your 20's, 30's, and even 40's. Take charge and advocate for yourself if you have concerning symptoms.

Genetic Cancer Testing

Genetic screening tests for cancer are becoming increasingly accessible and affordable, but are they right for you? Learn what the results might tell you.

Don't Let Your Ostomy Hinder Your Sex Life

Engaging in intimacy following your physical recovery from bowel surgery is not always a simple process. You may face challenges, but they are not insurmountable.

Yoga and Colon Cancer

Yoga is rising as an acceptable alternative and complementary therapy choice for colon cancer survivors. Learn more about this ancient exercise of the mind and body.

Wrong Cancer Diagnosis?

Although uncommon, misdiagnosis of cancer does occur. Learn how and why this travesty occurs and how to advocate for yourself in the labrinth of medical care.

Do My Bowels Move Regularly?

Acute bowel habit changes can be a normal symptom of dietary changes or a minor illness, but can also be a sign of colon cancer.

Palliative Radiation for Colorectal Cancer

Palliative radiation therapy is geared towards reducing unwanted symptoms from end stage colon cancer, not curing it. Large, painful, or bleeding masses can alter your quality of life.

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