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Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) Video Series: Forming a Team with Your Doctor & Living with a Colostomy

Pam was 39 when she was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer. Like most newly diagnosed patients, she found herself in unfamiliar territory with a lot of questions.

In this video, she explains the importance of forming a team with your doctor and not being afraid to speak up and ask questions. She explains that it’s okay to ask for a second opinion because finding the right doctor and treatment facility for your care is an important step to getting the best treatment possible.


Colorectal Cancer Survivor Coach: Forming a Team with Your Doctor

Pam was 39 when she was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer. She explains the importance of forming a team with your doctor and not being afraid to speak up and ask questions. Pam also discusses how her colostomy has impacted her life.

Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization that provides information and resources to patients, empowers survivors, trains advocates and educates lawmakers to push for better policies around colorectal cancer prevention and treatment.