colorectal cancer

November 3, 2016
Melissa Marshall

How to Thrive While Living With an Ostomy Bag

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When your “plumbing wears out,” an ostomy bag is a way to live well and regain control of your body, as told by colorectal cancer survivor Melissa Marshall

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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting: Collective Wisdom #ASCO16
May 18, 2016
Lindsay Dudbridge, ASCO staff

An Early Look at Research From the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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From June 3 to June 7, oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. If you can’t wait to learn about the latest research, check here for early highlights released in advance of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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March 3, 2015

Twenty Years After a Diagnosis … and Counting

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After two decades of coping with advanced colorectal cancer, metastases in her lungs and liver, and a diagnosis of breast cancer, Margaret G. Werts, PhD, has learned how to maintain a sense of control and appreciate the small moments.

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Tuning in to the risk of TV for Cancer Survivors www.cancer.net/blog
December 9, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Can Watching TV Put Cancer Survivors at Risk?

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According to a new Journal of Clinical Oncology study, physical inactivity and TV watching are linked to higher mortality risks for colorectal cancer survivors. However, you don't have to miss your favorite shows to become more active.

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August 26, 2014
David Nethero

Mentally Mastering Chemotherapy

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Colon cancer survivor David Nethero describes how he used meditation and positive mental imagery to cope with some of the physical side effects of chemotherapy and be present in the moment.

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May 1, 2014

My Genetic Nemesis

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Georgia Hurst, a Lynch syndrome advocate, describes from her personal experience the emotional and physical toll being diagnosed with a genetic condition that increases cancer risk can take.

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April 3, 2014
Samantha Rose

Great Expectations After Cancer

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Samantha Rose describes the pressure cancer survivors like her put on themselves to feel happy and optimistic after finishing treatment and how she has learned to be more patient with herself.

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