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10 Things An Oncologist Wants You To Know About Colon Cancer

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Doctor illustrating colon anatomy on smartboard.
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Doctors discussing medical care.
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Expect a multi-discipline approach to colon cancer diagnosis and treatment


Couple at doctors.
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Expand your care team


Family tree.
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Talk about your family history


Support group.
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Connect with others who have colon cancer


Woman eating while working on the computer.
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Focus on your diet


Drinking a glass of water with lemon.
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Moderate or eliminate alcohol


Senior man taking a water break while out for a walk.
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Exercise is a crucial part of living with colon cancer


Doctor discussing clinical trial options with senior male patient.
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Clinical trials may be an option for you


Doctor discussing colonoscopy results with female patient.
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You still need to undergo colon cancer screening even if you’re in remission


Acupuncture.
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Complementary therapies like acupuncture can be helpful


Elizabeth Millard

Elizabeth Millard

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Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.