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How do I manage my colon cancer on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Dealing with a colon cancer diagnosis can be difficult. First, inform yourself. Find out about your type and stage of colon cancer so you can make informed decisions about your treatments and know what to expect. You should create a support system around yourself. This can include family, friends, coworkers, and even a support group. Lastly, take care of yourself. Follow a healthy diet and get plenty of sleep in order to be as strong as possible. You may find that some alternative therapies, such as art, dance, movement, or music, may help you deal with the stress and anxiety.

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