Dr. Lange's comprehensive overview of cancer and treatment options offers detailed information using simple, concise language and a wide variety of colour photos and drawings. Colorectal cancer patients need to know more about their disease, yet there is an overload of information. BE A SURVIVOR gives the patient the specific, reliable and necessary information to make good decisions about their cancer and treatment options. Annually, thousands of people worldwide are told they have colorectal cancer, making it one of the top three most common cancers in the world. Diagnosed early, colorectal cancer is treatable, often curable and very preventable. This resource covers all aspects of colorectal cancer - from diagnosis to recovery, including a chapter for the patient's spouse.