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Quickfacts Colon Cancer
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A Quick and Trusted Resource for CancerInformationUpdated with the LatestScreening and Treatment GuidelinesThe great news in medicine is that colon cancer is avery preventable disease. Many affordable screeningtests are available to help doctors detect and remove(mostly slow-growing) polyps earlybefore theybecome dangerous. This comprehensive and concisepocket-sized book provides the information, support,and tools people need to cope with colon cancer fromdiagnosis through life after treatment.
Colorectal cancer is the second most prevalent form of cancer in the world, and this book emphasizes that all patients should be well-informed decision-makers in planning their own treatment. Covering everything from risk factors to living well after cancer treatment, this pocket-sized reference provides critical questions to ask your healthcare team, is updated with the latest patient treatment guidelines, and includes an advanced dictionary of cancer-related terms.
About the Author
The American Cancer Society attracts world classexperts who contribute to the regularly updated pool ofknowledge to educate and inform consumers who are concernedabout colon cancer. The Society is dedicated toreducing the impact of cancer and improving quality of life forthose it touches.
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