Table of contents for American Cancer Society's complete guide to colorectal cancer / by Bernard Levin, Terri B. Ades, Durado Brook.

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Brief Contents
Foreword by Katie Couric
Preface by Bernard Levin, MD
Introduction
Section I: What is Colorectal Cancer?
Chapter 1: Overview of Colorectal Cancer
Chapter 2: Chapter Risk Factors and Prevention
Section II: The Diagnosis
Chapter 3: Early Detection
Chapter 4: Initial Evaluation
Chapter 5: Diagnosis and Staging
Chapter 6: Understanding Your Prognosis
Section III: After the Diagnosis
Chapter 7: Coping With Your Diagnosis
Chapter 8: Making the Medical System Work for You
Section IV: Treatment Options
Chapter 9: Making Informed Decisions About Treatment Options
Chapter 10: Surgery
Chapter 11: Radiation Therapy
Chapter 12: Chemotherapy
Chapter 13: Clinical Trials and Emerging Therapies
Chapter 14: Making Informed Decisions About Treatment Options
Section V: During Treatment
Chapter 15: Strategies for Coping With Symptoms and Side Effects
Chapter 16: Living With a Colostomy
Chapter 17: Taking Care of Practical Matters: Work, Insurance and Money
Section VI: After Treatment
Chapter 18: Follow Up
Chapter 19: Living Well After Cancer
Section VII: For Loved Ones and Caregivers
Chapter 20: When Your Loved One Has Colorectal Cancer
Resources
References
Glossary
About the Editors
List of Contributors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Colon (Anatomy) -- Cancer.
Rectum -- Cancer.