Preventing a Recurrence after Colon Cancer Surgery

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How can you prevent a recurrence after colon cancer surgery? The last thing a cancer patient wants is to experience a recurrence after colon cancer surgery. There are things doctors can do that will reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence. Patients should use every tool at their disposal to avoid it. Dr. Mark Gimbel […]

What are the Next Steps After a Colon Cancer Diagnosis?

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Taking the Next Steps After a Colon Cancer Diagnosis Receiving a cancer diagnosis is an overwhelming experience. There is a lot of new information to remember and process. Many patients may find themselves wondering what’s next. Dr. Mark Gimbel specializes in treating colon cancer. He discusses the next steps after a colon cancer diagnosis in […]

How Can I Physically Prepare for Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Mark Gimbel gives some tips on how to physically prepare for colon cancer surgery. Surgery is a common treatment method for colon cancer. However, the commonality of it does not reduce the fact that it is incredibly stressful on the body. That said, it is important for patients to consider how to prepare for […]

Is Colon Cancer Curable?

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Dr. Mark Gimbel explains instances when colon cancer can be curable. After a diagnosis, many people want to know, is colon cancer curable? While a 100% cure to all colon cancers has not been developed, in many instances if a colon cancer is caught early enough in its development it can be cured. The key […]

How the Oncotype DX Test Helps Patients and Doctors

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How do patients benefit from the Oncotype DX test? The Oncotype DX test has become a great asset in the fight against colon cancer. The test measures a group of cancer genes in tumors. This information helps doctors predict how the cancer will react to various treatments. Knowledge is power when it comes to treating […]

Detecting the Symptoms of Colon Cancer

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What are the symptoms of colon cancer? Every cancer is different. Some show signs early on and some manifest themselves without any outward symptoms. Colon cancer lies somewhere in the middle. In early stages, colon cancer can be hard to detect. That’s why screening is so critical. When colon cancer is detected in the earlier […]

What Happens if I Leave My Colon Cancer Untreated?

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What can happen if colon cancer is left untreated Cancer is deadly. In many cases if cancer is found early it is treatable. If a patient leaves his or her colon cancer untreated a variety of things can happen to them. Dr. Mark Gimbel goes over what can happen without treatment in this video. Given […]


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