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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.