Colon and Rectal Cancer

Colon and Rectal Cancer

A Patient's Guide to Treatment

Book - 2001
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Have You Been Diagnosed with Colon Cancer?   If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with colon cancer, you're probably already experiencing the whirlwind of emotions that come with a cancer diagnosis. You're worried and frightened. You're probably full of questions. You wonder how far the disease has advanced. What tests will you go through? What form of treatment will you undergo?   Surgeon Paul Ruggieri, M.D., understands such pressing questions, and offers answers that help bring peace of mind.  In Colon & Rectal Cancer, Dr. Ruggieri covers such topics as:
•  symptoms and risk factors for colon cancer
•  medical tests for getting a diagnosis
•  the importance of staging the cancer
•  benefits and risks of various treatments
•  surgery, radiation, chemotherapy…how they work
•  how colon cancer can be prevented
A Valuable Resource for Patients and Families!
Publisher: Omaha, Ne : Addicus Books, 2001.
ISBN: 9781886039513
Characteristics: v,151 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.


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