Welcome to CRC 101!
What do I really need to know?
First week survival guide
Healthcare team roundup
What is colorectal cancer?
Where is my tumor located?
Has my cancer spread?
What is the grade of my tumor?
What is the stage of my tumor?
Is my tumor MSS (pMMR) or MSI-H (dMMR)?
Biomarker Testing And Me
What are biomarkers?
Cancer and my genes
What kind of biomarker tests are available?
What is tumor testing?
What are liquid biopsies?
What is germline testing?
What routine blood work will I have done?
All About Scans And Imaging
What is imaging?
What is a colonoscopy?
What is a CT scan?
What is an MRI?
What is a PET scan?
What tests might be useful for me?
Chemotherapy And Targeted Therapies
What are chemotherapy and targeted therapies?
What kinds of drugs are there?
How does chemo fit into my treatment plan?
Ports, PICC lines and pumps
What should I expect with chemotherapy?
FOLFOX/CAPOX: Side effects
FOLFIRI/XELIRI: Side effects
FOLFOXIRI/FOLFIRINOX: Side effects
Lonsurf: Side effects
Stivarga: Side effects
Avastin: Side effects
Erbitux/Vectibix: Side effects
Braftovi: Side effects
Managing neuropathy and cold sensitivity
Questions to ask your oncologist
What is radiation?
What types of radiation are there?
Pelvic radiation: What to expect
Radiation for metastases: What to expect
What side effects might I experience?
Questions to ask your radiation oncologist
Diet & Lifestyle
Diet & lifestyle: Getting started
What should I eat and drink?
How do I maintain a healthy weight?
What should I do for exercise?
What can I do to help my bowel function?
How will my ostomy affect my life?
How do I handle all these new emotions?
How do I travel?
Working with cancer
What if I can’t work?
Need Help Navigating?
NCCN guides to colon and rectal cancer
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My CRC biomarkers
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