Colorectal Cancer


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Essay #: 069531
Total text length is 12,971 characters (approximately 8.9 pages).

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Colorectal cancer is a common cause of cancer in the United States with 142, 672 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2007. There are ethnic and racial variations in the incidence of colorectal cancer with African Americans having the highest incidence rates followed by whites in the United States. Colorectal cancer is treated with radiation and surgical procedures including the abdominal perineal resection and chemotherapeutic agents including 5-fluorouracil, oxaplatin, iritican and capecitabine. Nursing interventions are important in treating colon cancer and are performed to educate patients about the side effects of chemotherapy, to educate patients about the self-care after surgery and to prevent and minimize...
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