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Helpful Tips if You're Newly Diagnosed with Cancer

If you have recently been diagnosed with colon cancer, the sudden influx of information can be overwhelming. Follow these tips to reduce your stress and start a relationship with your medical team.

Colon Cancer Spotlight10

Undigested Medications in Stool

Seeing whole medications in your stool can be disconcerting, but there is likely a rational explanation for this phenomena.

Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

A lower gastrointestinal bleed is not only scary, it can potentially be a life threatening condition. Learn about the causes, tests, and treatment.

Home Testing for Colon Cancer

You can complete stool testing for colon cancer in the comfort of your own home if you have a prescription for the tests.

Tightening Your Anal Sphincter

A few minutes of exercises daily can help you tighten your rectal sphincter, which in turn might help you ward off incontinence in your future.

From Family Member to Caregiver

From family member to primary caregiver, taking care of your loved one while they fight cancer can be an emotional rollercoaster.

Cancer Fighting Diets

We should all be wary of any diet claiming to cure cancer. Explore the different popular cancer fighting diets currently being promoted.

Is Rectal Pain a Sign of Colorectal Cancer?

Although most causes are typically benign, chronic rectal pain can be a sign of colorectal cancer. Learn more about acute and chronic anorectal pains.

Caring for Someone on Chemo Safely

Chemotherapy drugs are excreted through body fluids during and after the actual treatment. Caregivers must learn how to protect themselves from accidental exposure.

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.

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