Cancer survivors and dating
You are never for colorectal Cancer – it can happen to ANY ONE at ANY age!*** Many times, even though the symptoms are very clear, young adults are misdiagnosed or their diagnosis is prolonged due to their age.In fact, 1 in 7 colorectal cancer diagnosis are in those under 50 years of age!
When chemotherapy is placed directly into the cerebrospinal fluid, an organ, or a body cavity such as the abdomen, the drugs mainly affect cancer cells in those areas (regional chemotherapy).However, do not dismiss second-degree relatives’ history when examining colorectal cancer or colon polyps within your family.If you’ve been diagnosed with IBD (Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease) you are at an increased risk for colorectal cancer and should be screened earlier.Combination chemotherapy is treatment using more than one anticancer drug.See Drugs Approved for Bladder Cancer for more information.
Immunotherapy is a treatment that uses the patient’s immune system to fight cancer.