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A Concise Guide to Colorectal Cancer for Primary Care Providers

This presentation on colorectal cancer – the third most common cancer in the U.S. – unpacks the risk factors (including how to assess family history); reviews symptoms, treatments and survival data; and offers guidance on meeting patients’ post-treatment needs. Increasingly, doctors must manage long-term side effects, which range widely from sexual dysfunction and elimination issues to neuropathy, chronic fatigue, depression and “chemo brain.”


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March 16, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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