Lifestyle Changes for Those With a Family History of Colon Cancer

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Dr. Paulson talks about lifestyle changes for those with a family history of colon cancer Taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle is an important choice that pretty much anyone should make. But it’s a bit different for those at increased risk for colon cancer, such as those who have a family history. Exercise is an […]

What is the Relationship Between Colon Health and Exercise?

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Dr. Paulson discusses the relationship between colon health and exercise There is a strong relationship between colon health and exercise. You’ve probably already heard that if you want to reduce your risk of colon cancer, or colon cancer in general, you should be exercising regularly. That’s because exercise helps support the immune system function, helps to […]

Dave Dubin of AliveandKickn Shares Advice for Newly Diagnosed Colon Cancer Patients

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Dave shares insights from his colon cancer journey Dave Dubin is an outspoken member of the colon cancer community. Though his advocacy group AliveandKickn, Dave uses soccer to reach young people and educate them on the importance of colon cancer screening. He has gone two bouts with colon cancer and speaks across the country about his […]

How Do Women Regain Sexual Function After Colon Cancer?

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Robin McGee talks about women regaining sexual function after colon cancer A colon cancer diagnosis can be very confusing and emotional. Add in a potential loss of sexual function, and it can be even more confusing. Robin McGee has been there. She wants you to know that you’re not alone, and there are treatments that […]

Discussing Lynch Syndrome With Your Kids

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How Dave Dubin of AliveandKickn Discussed Lynch Syndrome with his Kids Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), is a type of inherited cancer of the digestive tract. Lynch syndrome is often a precursor to colon cancer. Those who are diagnosed with Lynch syndrome are encouraged to be screened earlier and more […]

Personalizing Treatment with the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay

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How does the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay help doctors personalize treatment? The Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay is a molecular test. It is changing the way doctors treat different cancers. This test gets doctors critical information on the genetic makeup of your cancer. With this knowledge, doctors can predict how your cancer will grow […]

What Dave Dubin of AliveandKickn Has Learned from Colon Cancer

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Dave Dubin shares what he’s learned from colon cancer For those that have been diagnosed with colon cancer, it always helps to hear from someone who has been there. Dave Dubin has been there. Twice, in fact. His experience with colon cancer and lynch syndrome drove him to to found AliveandKickn.org Dave is committed to sharing […]

Financial Tips for Those Going Through Colon Cancer Treatment

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Robin McGee gives some financial tips for colon cancer patients Have you considered the financial implications of a colon cancer diagnosis? It’s generally the last thing on someone’s mind after a diagnosis. But it is important. Financial stress during colon cancer is something you should work to avoid, if possible. It truly can make a […]

Dave Dubin on How to Staying Positive During Colon Cancer

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Dave Dubin shares his thoughts on staying positive during colon cancer One of the most common things that a colon cancer patient will hear is “stay positive!” But is it really so easy? Is staying positive during colon cancer possible? Can all your problems be solved by blocking out negative thoughts? Dave Dubin of AliveandKickn […]

The Risks of Colonoscopy

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What are the risks of colonoscopy? Risks of colonoscopy are sometimes overshadowed by their importance in detecting colon cancer early. Every medical procedure has its risks, including colonoscopy. However, a modern colonoscopy is an extremely safe procedure when done by the right professional. Dr. Jeffrey Weber discusses some of the risks of colonoscopy in this […]


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