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Colon Cancer Treatment Options

The primary treatment for non-metastatic colon cancer is surgery. You may then receive 3 to 6 months of chemotherapy to prevent the cancer from coming back.

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What Should You Know About the Rare—But Severe—Side Effects of Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Adjuvant therapy for melanoma can help prevent a recurrence of the serious skin cancer—but there's the potential for life-threatening side effects. Learn the symptoms and how to protect yourself.

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Patience is the Cancer Survivor's Best Virtue

Here’s how embracing patience this year can help you have a more positive attitude as a cancer survivor.

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Cancer Survivors: Get that Lovin' Feeling

Cancer treatment can make sex unappealing or uncomfortable. Dr. Don Dizon has some ideas to help.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer and Depression

It is normal for a cancer patient to feel sad. But depression is not normal — and it's treatable.

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Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.

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Friendships Are Forged In Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatment room.

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10 Ways to be a #BreastCancerThriver When You Have MBC

Many with metastatic breast cancer will never get to "ring the bell" at their oncologist's office, signifying the end of treatment. But that's not stopping these thrivers from living their best lives!

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Treating Lung Cancer Without Surgery

Sterotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) gives people with inoperable lung cancer new hope.