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Recovering from Survivor Guilt After Surviving Hurricane Katrina and Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal CancerPatient Stories
As a psychologist dedicated to helping people cope with disasters, Jamie D. Aten knew the damage “survivor’s guilt” can do. As a stage IV colon cancer survivor, he says, “I wasn’t prepared for it to hit me personally.”
Gift of the Dragonflies
Colorectal CancerPatient Stories
When treatment for advanced colon cancer forced Cindy Simpson Wise to slow her busy pace, she found comfort in surrounding herself with nature’s beauty and in focusing on hope and joy.
Drugs for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Here are the drugs and financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Colorectal Cancer.
CONQUER Cam: A Spotlight on Melissa Marshall
Colorectal CancerCONQUER CamHero of HopePatient Stories
When Melissa Marshall went in for a hip surgery, which she attributed to her being a performer and her age, she discovered she had rectal cancer. Currently in remission and cancer-free, Melissa has launched the No You Cant’cer Foundation and written a song with the same title about her cancer journey.
Drugs for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Here are the financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Colorectal Cancer.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal CancerSlideshowsWeb Exclusives
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Flip through this slideshow featuring the top risk factors for colorectal cancer, symptoms to look out for, and more. Conquer cancer with knowledge.
Misconceptions About Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal CancerHero of Hope
Melissa Marshall aims to correct common misconceptions people have about colorectal cancer and ostomy bags and hopes to empower other colorectal cancer survivors to overcome any shame they may feel.
The Song Must Go On: Melissa’s Journey from the Stage to Stage III Cancer
Colorectal CancerPatient Stories
Singer and songwriter Melissa Marshall was 51 when she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in September 2013. After a lengthy battle Melissa was cured, and began a crusade of inspiration and education.
What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Colorectal cancer can also be referred to separately as colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where it starts. Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common.
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