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12/00 Experiencing Chemotherapy. Most chemotherapy for colorectal cancer is administered in the outpatient setting, and portable infusion pumps usually require visits to the doctor for refilling. This article walks you through an outpatient treatment, telling you what to expect during and afterward.
12/00 How to Communicate about Needs. There are ways to ask for what you need from loved ones, adults, children, and friends that will improve your chances of a positive response.
11/00 Insurance Issues. By becoming familiar with some of the more common problems patients encounter in dealing with insurance issues, you may be able to avoid some of them.
11/00 Treatment of Liver Metastases. Liver metastases in patients diagnosed as stage IV or with a recurrence of disease can be addressed with a variety of treatments.
11/00 Ostomy. For those colorectal cancer patients who need ostomies, this article describes what ostomies are, when they are needed, what types there are, and how to care for them.
10/00 Hospital Staff. A variety of types of nurses and doctors may care for you in the hospital. This guide explains what their titles mean.
10/00 In the Hospital. Current treatment for colorectal cancer almost always includes hospitalization and surgery. Insights into what to expect once you enter the hospital can help make your stay brief and successful.
9/00 Treatment of Rectal Cancer by Stage. This article outlines the basics of typical treatments used today against rectal cancers. It doesn't discuss rare treatments used outside the US and Canada or treatments classified as alternative.
9/00 Record Keeping. Keeping careful records can help you avoid problems now and far into the future.
9/00 Treatment of Colon Cancer by Stage. This article outlines the basics of typical treatments used today against colon cancers. It doesn't discuss rare treatments used outside the US and Canada or treatments classified as alternative.

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