Cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC, known better as hot chemotherapy, is emerging as a treatment option for advanced metastatic colorectal cancers.
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.
Carnivores versus vegans -- the great meat debate continues as studies show an increased colon cancer risk with red meat consumption.
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 screening tests for cancer are becoming increasingly accessible and affordable, but are they right for you? Learn what the results might tell you.
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 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.
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.
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 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.