Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer, Second Edition

Positive Options for Colorectal Cancer, Second Edition : Self-Help and Treatment

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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 of Stage III colorectal cancer for more than 20 years. Chapters present information on prevention techniques, warning signs, and screening tests including the latest on virtual colonoscopy and how to find and talk honestly with the right doctor. It offers tips on treatment options including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation in addition to advice for life after colorectal cancer and how to find support and resources for the colorectal cancer patient.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 14.22mm | 371.95g
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1630266299
  • 9781630266295

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Endorsements for author's first book, "When the Trip Changed"

"Carol Larson describes the universal experience of colorectal cancer in a way that would help patients cope with a life-changing diagnosis." -- Vicki Haugen RN, BSN, OCN, Fairview Hospital, Edina MN

""When the Trip Changed" provides a realistic view of the path that is taken by almost any cancer patient. In Ms. Larson's honest and candid style, she is able to accurately portray emotions, thoughts, fears, and stages of grief that accompany patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and on the journey of cancer treatment." -- Mary Hughes, MA; LP, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker & Psychotherapist,

"Carol Larson's "When the Trip Changed" is a wonderful gift for people with the diagnosis of colon cancer and the people who care about them. She invites the reader to see that even this difficult path is a part of the journey of life." -- Rita Benak, MS, Licenses Psychologist

"Carol Larson takes us on two very real and personal journeys: a breathtaking tour of Italy and a harrowing passage through illness and her return to health. She gives patients pointers and valuable advice for those who may follow in her footsteps." -- Kathleen Ogle, MD, medical oncologist
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About Carol Ann Larson

Carol Ann Larson has been involved with the Colon Cancer Coalition as an advocate for colorectal cancer screening, is a past president for the Minneapolis Ostomy Chapter, a sponsor of "GetYourRearinGear," and a KLBB radio guest. She was one of three people named "Women Who Have Broken Barriers for Colorectal Cancer." She lives in Minnetonka, MN. Kathleen Ogle, MD, is the medical oncologist at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.
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