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What do I need to know about caring for someone with stage 0 colon cancer?

When caring for someone with stage 0 colon cancer, the most important thing is to be supportive. Help in any way you can - from listening to making meals to driving them to appointments. Help them get enough rest and keep them from pushing themselves too hard. Lastly, it?s possible for you to feel overwhelmed or upset by the diagnosis. There are formal support groups for caregivers of people with cancer, which may provide relief.

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What is stage 0 colon cancer?
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Colon cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the large intestine, which is also known as the colo...
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Is there a cure for stage 0 colon cancer?
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Stage 0 colon cancer can be cured most often through surgery, but chemotherapy and radiation may als...
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Does stage 0 colon cancer affect children differently than adults?
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Stage 0 colon cancer is extremely rare in children. Although it is possible, the rate is very low. B...
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Should I talk to my doctor about my stage 0 colon cancer symptoms?
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