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The Chris4Life Colorectal Cancer Resource Guide

This guide is a multi-media resource DVD which is designed to provide recently diagnosed patients with information from other patients, doctors, survivors, nurses, and social workers. These individuals speak directly to the patient from their personal experiences to provide answers and insights into what the patient may expect during their treatment and care. This one of a kind resource helps the patient navigate through subject matter associated with a recent colorectal cancer diagnosis. It addresses what the patient can expect physically as well as the emotional, personal and day-to-day issues from the viewpoint of those who have been touched by the disease personally. 

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Chapter 1: Just Diagnosed



Chapter 1: Just Diagnosed - Defines colorectal cancer and talks about what to expect after a cancer diagnosis. This chapter also will provide a guide on how to utilize the internet, how family history, and Lynch Syndrome affects your loved ones.

All Videos in the Chris4Life Colorectal Cancer Resource Guide:
Chapter 1: Just Diagnosed
Defines colorectal cancer and talks about what to expect after a cancer diagnosis. This chapter also will provide a guide on how to utilize the internet, how family history, and Lynch Syndrome affects your loved ones.
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Chapter 2: Becoming your own Advocate
Discusses building your own healthcare team, ensuring you and your healthcare team communicate effectively, asking questions and keeping a journal of what the doctors say, bringing someone to your doctor's appoint, and reaching out to others: remember that you’re not alone.
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Chapter 3: Treatments
Talks about treatment options, the four stages of Colorectal Cancer and the treatment for each and explains what is meant by clinical trials.
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Chapter 4: Managing Side Effects and Recurrence
Explains how to manage side effects after surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, coping after surgery, and pain management.
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Chapter 5: Quality of Life & The Caregiver
Discusses the emotional impact on you, your family and friends, and the effect on your children and your spiritual life. It speaks about how to handle relationships; single, married or in a relationship, and the impact that cancer will have on your sex life. Are you the caregiver? Do you know what emotions you will experience and how to deal with them? The information contained in this chapter will help you recognize and deal with these emotions. This chapter reinforces how both the patient and caregiver need to take care of themselves and to remember to Live Your Life.
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Chapter 6: The Other Side of Cancer and Inspirational Messages
The Other Side of Cancer and Inspirational Messages - Chapter six addresses the pragmatic topics of how to manage your career and finances and the importance of reaching out to colorectal cancer organizations. And finally, chapter six provides inspirational messages from others with a direct connection to this disease.
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Chris4Life Colorectal Cancer Resource Guide DVD

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Are you at Risk For Colorectal Cancer?

  • 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths for men and women combined
  • Colonoscopies not only discover cancer, but can also stop cancer
  • 50% of Americans still do not get colonoscopy reimbursement
  • Colon cancer research is still vastly under-funded

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