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How do I care for someone with stage IV colon cancer?

When caring for someone with stage IV 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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Should I talk to my doctor about my stage IV colon cancer symptoms?
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You should definitely talk to your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms of stage IV colon cancer....
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Does stage IV colon cancer affect children differently than adults?
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Stage IV colon cancer is extremely rare in children. Although it is possible, the rate is very low. ...
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What is the rate of incidence for stage IV colon cancer?
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Although the specific rate of stage IV colon cancer is unknown, colon cancer is one of the most comm...
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Is Stage IV Colon Cancer a Death Sentence?
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