Thanks to improvements in early detection and treatment, well over a million people in the US count themselves as survivors of colon or rectum cancer (also called colorectal cancer). And, regular screening and healthy lifestyle choices have helped many prevent colorectal cancer from even starting. The videos in the collection below explain colon cancer risk factors, screening tests, and treatments. There are also personal stories from colon cancer survivors.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Colon Cancer Screening Tests: Colonoscopy
Colon Cancer Surgery: What You Need to Know
Colon Cancer Surgery: Colostomies
Advantages of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Colon Cancer: Don't Ignore Your Symptoms
Personal Story: Lex Gilbert
Personal Story: Karen Regan
The Vosburgh's Story
Some of this video content was created by ShareWIK Media Group in cooperation with the American Cancer Society.