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  • Survivor Profile

    A Sister’s Circle

    School counselor Diane Nathaniel creates communities for herself and those around her in Brooklyn and beyond. Her cancer diagnosis led her into patient advocacy.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • A Researcher Attends a Conference, This Time as a Patient Advocate

    My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.

    by Jamie Aten

  • The Right Dose

    Researchers want to find out when cancer patients can benefit from receiving lower doses of drugs or radiation, shortening treatment or skipping certain treatments altogether.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Coping With Trauma

    Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.

    by Jamie Aten

  • Healthy Habits

    Fiber’s Benefits

    Eating more roughage may yield benefits following a colorectal cancer diagnosis.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Young Colorectal Cancer Patients Are Often Misdiagnosed

    A new survey suggests that young adults with colorectal cancer struggle to receive an accurate, prompt diagnosis.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Forward Look

    Drug Combo Targets Polyp Growth

    Study findings support precision approaches to risk reduction.

    by Dara Chadwick

  • A Better Way to Screen for Lynch Syndrome?

    Researchers say a next-generation sequencing test could improve screening in colorectal cancer patients for a hereditary syndrome that raises cancer risk. Some experts have concerns.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Q&A

    Trial Guide

    Researcher Tom Marsilje is helping fellow colorectal cancer patients sort through clinical trials.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Yesterday & Today

    A Force of Nature

    Known for the Christmas classic Santa Baby and her role as Catwoman in the 1960s TV series Batman, Eartha Kitt wowed audiences with her dancing, singing and acting. Her 2006 colorectal cancer diagnosis shocked those who knew her.

    by Sharlene George

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