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Advanced Colon Cancer Treatment Approaches

Most metastatic colon cancer patients receive a combination of chemotherapy and a targeted therapy, which interrupts tumor cells’ growth and spread.

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All About 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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Eat Smart For Colon Cancer Treatment Recovery

Colon cancer and treatment side effects make it hard to take in essential nutrients. Here are some ways to nourish your body and help prevent cancer recurrence.

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The Night I Said Goodbye

Caregiving for her husband after his colon cancer diganosis took its toll on Judi Ebbert. Read the emotional story of how she said goodbye.

Bob Simons on Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park.

My Husband Had Advanced Colon Cancer

Her husband's colon cancer diagnosis turned their world upside down. Read Judi Ebbert's story about becoming the caregiver for his cancer journey.

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Colon Cancer Caregiver Survival Tips

If you're caregiving for a loved one with advanced colon cancer, follow these tips to help you care for yourself at the same time.

Julie walking near the Mukilteo ferry terminal after celebrating her dad’s birthday in March 2018. She’s post-treatment for the second time.

Keep Working Through Colon Cancer Treatment?

Julie Self didn't want to leave her career when advanced colon cancer hit. Here's how she set expectations and got overwhelming support from her coworkers.

Doctor preparing for colonoscopy.

A Guide to Colorectal Cancer Screening Tools

You’ve probably heard of a colonoscopy, but did you know there are other ways to screen for colon cancer? Learn more your options.

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Colon Cancer Survivors Become Calendar Models

Check out the new edition of “The Colondar," The Colon Club's calendar that features photos of young colon cancer survivors, scars and all.

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What I Should Have Known About Colon Cancer

Here are all the things Trish Lannon wishes she had known before her colon cancer diagnosis, so she could have caught it earlier.