Introduction

Colorectal cancer is one of the three most common cancers diagnosed in the United States and includes cancers of the colon and rectum. In 2008, an estimated 148,810 new cases will be diagnosed and an estimated 49,960 deaths will occur making colorectal cancer the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.1 Prognosis is primarily determined by the stage of disease with the majority of patients with early stage (I or II) disease cured. Treatment options for colorectal cancer include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and new targeted molecular therapies.

Your Heart and Nutrition

Your Heart and Nutrition

Prevention is better than a cure. Learn how to cherish your heart by taking the necessary means to keep it pumping healthily and steadily through your life.

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