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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.

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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.

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.

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