Colon Cancer Articles A-Z
Colon Cancer Nutrition - Colon Cancer Screening
This page contains links to eMedTV Colon Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Colon Cancer Nutrition to Colon Cancer Screening. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Colon Cancer Nutrition
One aspect of "colon cancer nutrition" involves getting enough protein to maintain your strength. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at proper nutrition and includes advice for coping with eating-related side effects of treatment.
- Colon Cancer Pain
For people with coping with colon cancer, pain can be a problem. This eMedTV article discusses methods for relieving or reducing this type of pain, including the use of medicines, alternative therapies, and radiation therapy.
- Colon Cancer Prevention
Quitting smoking and avoiding a high-fat, low-fiber diet may help prevent colon cancer. This eMedTV resource also discusses protective factors that may play a role in prevention, such as polyp removal.
- Colon Cancer Prognosis
A colon cancer prognosis is a prediction as to the outcome of the disease. This eMedTV segment discusses factors that affect a colon cancer prognosis, such as the type and size of the cancer, the stage of the disease, and the person's general health.
- Colon Cancer Recipes
This eMedTV article contains several "colon cancer recipes" specifically designed to address the special nutritional challenges posed by the cancer. The recipes contained in this article include those for high-protein and banana milkshakes.
- Colon Cancer Research
As this eMedTV Web page explains, colon cancer research is being conducted to assess the effectiveness of using biological therapy to treat the disease. This article also looks at research focused on improved diagnostic tests and other treatment methods.
- Colon Cancer Screening
As this eMedTV Web page explains, screening for colon cancer involves testing for the disease before symptoms develop. This article discusses the screening process in detail and describes various screening tests, such as rectal exams and colonoscopies.