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Colorectal Cancer Center

General Overview

Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the colon and/or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. More

Living With Colorectal Cancer

Rerun image Coping with pain related to cancer and chemotherapy
Pain associated with cancer and chemotherapy can be relieved. Read here to find out how.

Living With Colorectal Cancer (Continued)

Fighting colon cancer: one man's story
Baseball superstar Eric Davis battled colon cancer and won. Here's his story and what he wants other people to learn from it.
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Life after cancer
Read here to find out answers to questions you may have after ending cancer treatment.

Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Rerun imageDon't be afraid of colorectal cancer screening
Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the US and the third deadliest cancer worldwide. But when diagnosed at an early stage, before the cancer has invaded the colon wall or spread to distant sites, the chances of survival are much higher.

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org

Cancer Care, Inc. http://www.cancercare.org

National Cancer Institute http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov