Some Advice for Newly Diagnosed Colon Cancer Patients

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What can newly diagnosed colon cancer patients expect? “Take a deep breath,” Dr. Lieu tells newly diagnosed colon cancer patients. Getting a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most frightening things to ever happen to a person. After a diagnosis, patients will have to go through a number of tests to determine the best […]

How Will My Life Change after Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer?

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What changes can I make to my daily habits after chemotherapy for colorectal cancer? Patients currently receiving chemotherapy for colorectal cancer often wonder how their lives will change during treatment. Dr. Christopher Lieu tells patients that each case is different. His job is to balance an aggressive treatment plan with the patient’s quality of life. […]

Does Chemotherapy Lower the Risk of Recurrence of Colorectal Cancer?

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How chemotherapy can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer recurrence. Sometimes tiny tumor cells are left inside a patient after a colorectal cancer surgery. These cells can continue to grow and may lead to a recurrence of the disease. Dr. Christopher Lieu talks about how doctors use chemotherapy to lower the risk of recurrence of […]

Lowering the Risk of Recurrence after Chemotherapy

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Tips for lowering the risk of recurrence after chemotherapy. It is common for patients to ask about lowering the risk of recurrence after chemotherapy for early stage colon cancer. Doctors will suggest that simple lifestyle habits learned in elementary school still apply today. Eating a healthy, low-fat diet and exercising regularly will assist in lowering […]

How to Prevent Colon Cancer

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Screening is key to prevent colon cancer. Incidents and death rates from colorectal are on the decline. Much of this is due to the realization that proper screening is key to prevent colon cancer.¬†By finding a colorectal cancer earlier, you can prevent colon cancer from growing and spreading to other areas of the body. If […]

What is the Chris4Life Foundation?

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The Chris4Life Foundation explained. The Chris4Life Cancer Foundation partners with multiple academic institutions across the country to conduct cutting edge research. Chris4Life is an interesting and unique foundation which funds a lot of cutting edge research with multiple academic institutions around the country. Chris4Life also uses¬†interesting campaigns in unique ways to raise an incredible amount […]

What Long-Term Outcome Should Early Stage Colorectal Cancer Patients Expect?

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Factors that may determine recurrence for early stage colon cancer patients. Early stage colorectal cancer patients typically have an excellent chance for a long term remission. This is the closest thing to what doctors would would call a cure for colorectal cancer. Dr. Christopher Lieu encourages patients diagnosed with early stage colorectal cancer to meet […]


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