Why Should Colon Cancer Patients Consider Getting a Genetic Assessment?

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Why colon cancer patients should consider getting a genetic assessment Colon cancer is a very heritable disease. Chances are, if you have been diagnosed, your children are at an increased risk. If there is one thing you can give your family during this time, it is peace of mind and safety. Robin McGee has been […]

The Benefits of Emotional Support for Colon Cancer Patients

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What are some benefits of emotional support for colon cancer patients? Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience. Having guidance through your treatment is very important. Many patients find that guidance from people that have gone through what they are going through. A cancer survivor has been there and knows what it is like. […]

Which Colon Cancer Patients Do Doctors Follow After Surgery?

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Follow-ups after colon cancer surgery. Every cancer is different and so the treatments for these diseases need to be unique, as well. Doctors strive to use a multi-disciplinary approach to treating cancer. They want to have many different people looking at each cancer so every patient has the best care during their treatment. Dr. Mark […]

Types of Colostomy Bags Used after Colon Cancer Surgery

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What types of colostomy bags are used after colon caner surgery? Are you wondering about using a colostomy bag after colon cancer surgery? There are two types of bags generally used after this procedure. Each type has has its advantages and disadvantages. Dr. Mark Gimbel discusses these tools and their uses in this video. To […]

Types of Intimacy Issues Colon Cancer Patients Face

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What types of intimacy issues do colon cancer patients face? Cancer affects more than just the body. A person undergoes psychological change after receiving a diagnosis of that sort. Dr. Beverly Yoches is a Psychologist that has experience helping people through these times. She reminds us that intimacy is important for a healthy recovery and […]

Detecting the Symptoms of Colon Cancer

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What are the symptoms of colon cancer? Every cancer is different. Some show signs early on and some manifest themselves without any outward symptoms. Colon cancer lies somewhere in the middle. In early stages, colon cancer can be hard to detect. That’s why screening is so critical. When colon cancer is detected in the earlier […]

Advice to Colon Cancer Patients

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Kim Rogers sums up her advice to colon cancer patients A colon cancer diagnosis will turn anyone’s life upside down. It is an incredibly trying time not just for the person diagnosed but also their loved ones. Not only does the person diagnosed with colon cancer have to deal with the transition from spouse and […]

Dealing With the Possibility of the Recurrence of Colon Cancer

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How Kim Rogers copes with the possibility of recurrence of colon cancer. Kim Rogers’ husband was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2003. In facing down this diagnosis, Kim took on the role of caregiver in addition to wife and mother. Though outwardly their life may have regained some sense of normalcy, the reality recurrence […]

Doctor’s Advice for Caregivers of Colon Cancer Patients

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What are some needs of caregivers of colon cancer patients? Caregivers of colon cancer patients have needs just as patients do. Dr. Madappa Kundranda talks about what those needs are and how to make sure they are met. He advises caregivers of colon cancer patients to do a half an hour of exercise a day […]

Six Holiday Eating Tips for Colon Cancer Patients

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The holidays can be a time of stress for even the healthiest of people. Here at Colon Cancer Answers we are dedciated to bringing you only the best to empower you during your cancer journey. Healthy and balanced eating is a challenge for many people, especially around the holidays. Cancer patients are no different and […]


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