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What your doctor may not tell you about colorectal cancer : new tests, new treatments, new hope / Mark Bennett Pochapin ; with a foreword by Katie Couric.

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  • ISBN: 044653188X (hb.)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24cm
  • Edition: 1st Warner Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-272) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pt. 1. The disease no one has to die from -- The truth about colorectal cancer -- Risk factors: who gets colorectal cancer and why? -- Pt. 2. Stop colorectal cancer now: the lifesaving power of screening and prevention. -- Colonoscopy: your most powerful weapon against colorectal cancer -- Other important screening technologies -- Eat smart, live right -- Curb colorectal cancer: supplements and chemoprevention -- Pt. 3. Hope for a better tomorrow: from diagnosis to treatment -- Getting a diagnosis: biopsy, pathology, and staging -- Understanding your diagnosis and choosing dr. right -- When surgery is the answer -- If you need chemotherapy or radiation -- Complementary therapies for colorectal cancer -- Pt. 4. Living well after colorectal cancer -- Life after colorectal cancer -- Healing from within.
Subject: Colon (Anatomy) > Cancer.
Consumer education.

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