BY Valerie Jones

Overcoming cancer or completing treatment can make many survivors feel like they’re on top of the world. But there’s another very real, raw emotion that cancer survivors feel as well: fear of recurrence, or fear of cancer coming back.

While fear of recurrence is normal among cancer survivors, grappling with that fear can be difficult, especially when you just want to move forward in your life.

To learn more about fear of...

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BY Valerie Jones

You’ve probably heard that a colonoscopy is the gold standard for colorectal cancer screening and prevention. But you may still have questions...

BY Valerie Jones

When Regina Gibbs began having nasal congestion and a sore throat in late 2020, she assumed she’d caught COVID-19. The symptoms were similar...

BY Valerie Jones

It’s normal to feel a bit nervous after a colon cancer diagnosis. Questions about treatment options, lifestyle changes and life expectancy are common. The good news: most patients with colon cancer can be cured.

We spoke with colon and rectal cancer surgeon George Chang, M.D., to learn more about colon cancer.

What are the most common treatment options for colon cancer, and how does that vary by stage of diagnosis?

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