Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer by Carol Ann Larson
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Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer
By Carol Ann Larson

Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer

Self-help and Treatment

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Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer by Carol Ann Larson

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Increasing numbers of people are considered to be at risk of developing colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer develops over a period of several years. It is preventable, and treatable if caught in time, yet most people know little about it or are unwilling to have the tests required for a diagnosis. This concise book tells new patients everything they need to know about the disease and its diagnosis and treatment, including; Prevention techniques and warning signs; Screening tests, including virtual colonoscopy; Myths and misinformation; How to find and talk to a good doctor; The importance of a positive outlook; Finding support; Treatment options: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation; Self-help and alternative methods of healing; Learning to live with an ostomy; This book contains the latest information about virtual colonoscopy, a non-invasive test for colon cancer that is revolutionising diagnosis. Also included are the stories of 12 colorectal cancer survivors and a Q&A in which doctors respond to the most common questions of their patients.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780897934466
ISBN-10: 0897934466
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 146mm x 10mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Hunter House Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hunter House Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carol Ann Larson

CAROL ANN LARSON, educator and newspaper columnist, gives presentations about colorectal cancer through the Advocates for Colorectal Education (ACE.) She is a board member and edits the newsletter for ACE, and is President-elect of the Minneapolis Chapter of the United Ostomy Association. WHEN THE TRIP CHANGES, a book about her experiences with colorectal cancer, was Carol Larson's first book. She lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota. KATHLEEN OGLE, MD, author of the Foreword, is the medical oncologist at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She lives in Minneapolis.

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