This book will provide you with the essential information that you will need throughout all stages of this disease.
Avoiding jargon, it will answer all the questions that you have concerning risk and prevention, screening and diagnosis, through to all the various treatment options available: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, complementary and alternative therapies and provides you with day to day lifestyle advice too.
Attractively designed and clearly presented you will be able to find quickly all the answers that you are looking for safe in the knowledge that the information comes from one of the world's leading cancer internet resources - OncoLink. (http://oncolink.upenn.edu)
Compiled by international experts, and arranged in a question and answer style, this book is an essential purchase for all colorectal cancer patients, their doctors and their carers
• Comprehensive coverage - from risk and prevention, and screening and diagnosis, through to treatment options (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, complementary and alternative medicine) and living with colorectal cancer.
• Attractively designed - to aid instant access to the information.
• Published in collaboration with one of the world's leading internet cancer resources - OncoLink.
• Expert authors and contributors
• Arranged in an FAQ style
Table of Contents
Introduction. Normal colon and rectum function. What is colon cancer. Risk and prevention. Screening and diagnosis. Surgery. Chemotherapy. Radiation Therapy. Complementary and alternative medicine. Living with colon cancer. Resources. Cancer diary. Index