From Diagnosis to Treatment
by Paul Ruggieri, M.D. and Addison R. Telentino, M.D.
Have you been diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer?
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer, you already know the flood of emotions that comes with a cancer diagnosis. It's normal to feel frightened, confused, and worried. In the midst of this whirlwind of emotions, you may find yourself undergoing a series of diagnostic tests, which will be followed by treatments. It's a lot to comprehend.
Surgeon Paul Ruggieri,M.D., and medical oncologist Addison Tolentino, M.D., have treated thousands of colorectal cancer patients. They understand your concerns and pressing questions. In this book, they help you navigate the maze of medical tests and treatments by explaining topics such as:
- Symptoms of colon and rectal cancers
- Medical tests for getting a diagnosis
- Importance of staging cancer
- Surgeries for colon and rectal cancers
- Radiation therapy
- Follow-up care after treatment
A valuable resource for patients and families.