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Coping With Cancer


Many people who have cancer or who have been treated for cancer develop symptoms or side effects that affect their quality of life. Care given to help patients cope with these symptoms or side effects is called palliative care, comfort care, supportive care, or symptom management.

Use these links to find information on Coping with Cancer

C.A.R.S. Support Group - Bringing together individuals who are going through diagnosis, treatment, and life after colon, anal or rectal cancer, in a safe and welcoming environment.  This group focuses on education, sharing time and support for patients, caregivers and family members. 

Managing Physical Effects

Managing Emotional Effects

For Caregivers, Families and Friends

Survivorship, Living with and Beyond Cancer  Survivorship means different things to different people, but regardless of its meaning, people with cancer are interested in living with cancer... not dying from it.  ~ Author Unknown

Coping with Cancer   Courtesy of The Website of the National Cancer Institute

Your Guide to Colorectal Cancer Treatment