Coming to an Understanding
ON THE VERGE OF UNDERSTANDING: That's what the cover of this issue of CURE declares, and that's exactly where science is when it comes to figuring out colorectal cancer today.
Caring for a loved one means being there through treatment, side effects and worry—but also finding time for yourself.
On the Verge of Understanding
Advances in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer have tripled survival rates, but more profound leaps are anticipated as researchers unravel the disease's complexities.
Go Live Your Life
After treatment for stage 4 colorectal cancer, a country singer is using his talents to express his gratitude and help others.
A Healthy Change
For survivors of colorectal cancer, struggles can include negative body image, persistent gastrointestinal problems and sexual dysfunction—issues that can diminish quality of life and jeopardize relationships.
Hand Me Down Genes
Hereditary syndromes that can cause colorectal cancers are uncommon, but for those who have them, diagnosis and preventive measures are key.
Screening has improved the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer, but how can it reach more people?
Taking a Detour
After ostomies, patients must adjust to their new bodies, but can live full, active lives.
During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and All Year Round, Prevention is a Central Theme
The most powerful tool we have against colorectal cancer is awareness: an understanding of what the disease is, of the need to prevent it and diagnose it early, and of how best to accomplish those goals.
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