Book Description: Each book in the Myths & Facts series is written in clear and simple language by leading U.S. cancer specialists to dispel the many myths that surround cancer. Instead, this handbook offers solid insight about the disease and facts for individuals faced with a colorectal cancer diagnosis. The book is carefully illustrated and punctuated with patients’ comments. Readers will become familiar with the most current cancer screening and diagnostic techniques, treatment options, potential outcomes, support information, and more. Cancer patients, who are often asked to make quick decisions amid intense personal crises, will find the information needed to make rational decisions throughout the course of therapy. Ideal for patients and their families, doctor’s offices and waiting rooms, clinics, and libraries.