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Positive options for colorectal cancer

Carol Ann Larson

Positive options for colorectal cancer

self-help and treatment

by Carol Ann Larson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rectum,
  • Popular works,
  • Colon (Anatomy),
  • Cancer

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 151) and index.

    StatementCarol Ann Larson ; foreword by Kathleen Ogle, MD
    SeriesPositive options for health searies, Positive options for health series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.C6 L385 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 162 pages
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27158770M
    ISBN 100897936949
    ISBN 109780897936941
    LC Control Number2013029758
    OCLC/WorldCa843857750

    Background and Aims: Endoscopic resection (ER) for submucosal invasive colorectal cancer (T1 CRC) can be grouped as curative ER (C-ER) and non-curative ER (NC-ER). Little is known about the long-term outcomes of patients in these two groups. Therefore, we have evaluated the long-term outcomes in endoscopically resected T1 CRC patients in C-ER and NC-ER groups.   EP: For those hesitant to get a colonoscopy for any reason, they may be pleased to hear there are options for colorectal cancer screening that can be done in the privacy of the home. These alternatives include FIT, FOBT, and FIT-DNA (or Cologuard).

    Roughly , new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in , mostly in postmenopausal women. Age is one of the biggest risk factors for developing breast cancer, but being overweight, consuming alcohol and having a family history of breast cancer also increase the odds.   Colonoscopy has long been the gold standard for colon cancer screening. Now gastroenterologists say the quick, inexpensive, noninvasive FIT test is .

    OBJECTIVE: To explore colorectal cancer (CRC) screening knowledge, attitudes, barriers, and preferences among urban African Americans as a prelude to the development of culturally appropriate interventions to improve screening for this group. DESIGN: Qualitative focus group study with assessment of CRC screening preferences. SETTING: Community health center serving low-income . Introduction. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, accounting for 12% of all cancer diagnosis, and is the second-leading cause of cancer death.1 Screening can reduce mortality and improve survival by detecting CRC at an earlier stage, when treatment is more likely to be successful.2 In England, the national bowel cancer screening programme sends a screening test.


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Carol Larson's book is an excellent guidebook for a patient facing colorectal cancer. Instead of feeling helpless and awash in a sea of uncertainty when dealing with colorectal cancer, the book clearly guides the patient to identify the positive options available.

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It presents detailed information in a clear and concise manner from a well-known advocate and author who is a personal survivor of Stage III colorectal cancer for more than 20 years.

Positive options for colorectal cancer: self-help and treatment (Book) — 3 copies, 3 available Audience Patient or Public Agency BC Cancer Agency Location Vancouver Library Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr Victoria Cancer Info Ctr Call Number WI L Find out how colorectal cancer is tested for, diagnosed, and staged.

Treating Colorectal Cancer If you are facing colorectal cancer, we can help you learn about the treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you in your cancer journey. INTRODUCTION. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common type of cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide[1,2].A significant improvement has been observed in the 5-year survival rates with early screening programs, new treatment modalities and individualised treatments.

Be a survivor: colorectal cancer treatment guide (Book) WI L Colorectal cancer: what you need to know Positive options for colorectal cancer (Book) WI L Ostomy Resources Handbook for new ostomy patients (Book) WI H Also available online at. 3 things help prevent colorectal cancer: eating healthy foods, aspirin & getting screened.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ann Larson. Find more information about: ISBN: Many colon cancer treatment options are available for colorectal cancer, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

Here’s what to expect from each type of treatment and tips for recovery. Treatment Options for Colon Cancer That Has Spread to the Liver Colon cancer most often spreads to the liver. This happens in part because the blood supply from the colon is connected to the liver through a large blood vessel.

To treat colon cancer that has spread to the liver, MSK specialists may use several options, often in combination. Colorectal cancer often begins as a growth called a polyp inside the colon or rectum.

Finding and removing polyps can prevent colorectal cancer. Start here to find information on colon and rectal cancer treatment, causes and prevention, screening, research, and statistics. Colorectal adenocarcinoma is a major human health problem. This malignancy affects 1 million individuals per year worldwide, causingdeaths annually.

1 In the United States, each person has a 6% lifetime risk of colorectal cancer, and colorectal adenocarcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-related death. This book presents a comprehensive coverage of colorectal cancer liver metastases. Chapters display introductory topics, basic science subjects and practical clinical aspects for general and cancer surgeons, HPB surgeons, clinical oncologists, gastroenterologists, medical residents and interns.

Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer offers readers everything they need to know about understanding and dealing with colorectal cancer. It presents detailed information in a clear and concise manner from a well-known advocate and author who is a personal survivor.

Background: Routine monitoring of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is standard practice in patients with a history of resected colorectal cancer. While it is known that false positive elevations of CEA can occur, the incidence of false positives and the upper limits of false positive elevations have not been previously well characterized.

We evaluated these factors retrospectively in. Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer by Carol Ann Larson and Kathleen Ogle. Call Number: WI Lp Publication Date: The book is a guide to warning signs, tests, diagnosis, and treatment of colorectal cancer.

In the book, the author chronicles his nearly year relationship with his late husband from the moment they met in. BRAF mutation is seen in nearly one in ten patients with advanced colorectal cancer. Despite major improvements in survival for advanced colorectal cancer overall, patients with BRAF mutation continue to have a very poor prognosis often with median survival of less than 12 months.

It is important for clinicians to be aware of this subgroup as the treatment approach should be different. Unlike other noninvasive colorectal cancer screening tests, Cologuard can detect both precancer and cancer How often to screen with Cologuard The American Cancer Society recommends a screening interval every 3 years with Cologuard following a negative result.

4 Cologuard performance in repeat testing has not been evaluated.Metastatic colorectal cancer, in combination with intravenous 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy for first- or second-line treatment.

Mvasi is not indicated for the adjuvant treatment of surgically.Keywords:Cardiovascular disease, cardiotoxicity, colorectal cancer, fluoropirymidines. Abstract:The high incidence of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer in the world's population means that these two conditions may coexist in the same patient.

In addition fluoropyrimidines, backbone for the treatment of colorectal cancer in both early.