Follow-Up Care Could Make All the Dif...

Follow-Up Care Could Make All the Difference, But Many Colon Cancer Patients Dona t Get It

There are 5 comments on the www.findingdulcinea.com story from Sep 10, 2008, titled Follow-Up Care Could Make All the Difference, But Many Colon Cancer Patients Dona t Get It. In it, www.findingdulcinea.com reports that:

Only about 40 percent of patients get the recommended screenings in the three years after colon cancer surgery, meaning the disease could return undetected.

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Pat

Lenni, PA

#1 Sep 10, 2008
Such a simple thing. Maybe three years is too long and people forget.
Jerry G

Lenni, PA

#2 Sep 10, 2008
I hope I'm never in a position to know for sure, but I feel like I would take cancer seriously enough to be vigilant about follow-up care even after I've "beaten" it.
Lindsey

Laramie, WY

#3 Sep 10, 2008
I wonder if it's a fear of finding out something bad? I've heard of people who don't go to the doctor when they have a health concern just because they're afraid of getting upsetting news. Granted, I think knowing is a much better alternative, but I could possibly see that as a reason people don't go back.
Ellen

Lenni, PA

#4 Sep 10, 2008
I've long said that the crisis in healthcare is as much about the poor quality of it as the unavailability of it to some. This article is proof of that.
Louis
#5 Sep 23, 2013
I have ordered 2 times from this website PILLSMEDSHOP. COM . I called yesterday the customer care and asked for a discount as i was about to order twice the regular amount.

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