Will All Colon Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy?

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Is It True That All Colon Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy? Many of our viewers have asked us about treatments for colon cancer at it’s different stages. We met with the Associate Professor of Oncology from the Mayo Clinic College Dr. George Kim to help explain the stages of colon cancer and if all colon cancer […]

Is a Naturopathic Oncologist a Complementary or a Lead Role?

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Dr. Paulson describes her role as a naturopathic oncologist Naturopathic oncology is the application of the art and science of naturopathic medicine to the field of cancer care and treatment. People are increasingly turning to holistic methods to complement more traditional treatments. However, it’s wise to consult all members of your treatment team before choosing […]

What Constitutes a Healthy Poop?


Dr. Paulson talks about what a healthy poop looks like Are you paying attention to your poop? Maybe not, but you should be. That’s because the condition of your poop can tell a lot about what is going on inside you. Don’t be embarrassed to look at your poop, it just could save your life! […]

Advice for Patients Recently Diagnosed with Colon Cancer


Gloria says if patients have a more positive approach to life and treatment they will have a higher quality of life. “Find reasons to be grateful,” advises Gloria. She has undergone over 54 rounds of chemotherapy, ten rounds of radiation, and three surgical procedures since being diagnosed with colon cancer in 2010 at age 28. […]

Living with Stage Four Colon Cancer


Just looking at her, you would never guess that Gloria Borges is living with stage four colon cancer. She is lively, energetic, and to-the-point. Only a few years ago she was working her way up in her law firm with long hours and heavy cases. But when she was 28, she began feeling symptoms that […]

What Are Some New Treatments For Colon Cancer?

Dr. Tomislav Dragovich Colon Cancer

Dr. Tomislav Dragovich discusses some new treatments for colorectal cancer. The FDA has recently approved two new drugs developed to treat the disease. New advances in medicine are constantly being developed to treat cancer. Dr. Tomislave Dragovich discusses a couple new custom-tailored therapeutics in this video. In the last year there were two new drugs […]

Colon Cancer Diagnosis Story: Marc Rowley

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Being diagnosed with colon cancer was a huge shock to Marc Rowley, who was only 32 when he was diagnosed after experiencing painful stomach issues. He shares his diagnosis story with us, including having to argue with his doctor about needing a colonoscopy. “I was feeling ill, having issues with bowel movements. About ten minutes […]

Kyle Koeppel on Living with Lynch Syndrome

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Kyle Koeppel lost her mother to an aggressive advanced colon cancer when she was 7 years old. When she was 19, she found out that she had Lynch syndrome, and that her mother and other relatives had it as well. Learn about her journey and how it’s changed her life in this video. “Lynch syndrome […]

Diagnosis Process for Colon Cancer

Dr. Farshid Dayyani Colon Cancer Answers

Getting diagnosed with prostate cancer can be an overwhelming experience, so we asked Dr. Dayyani to explain what the process is like from diagnosis to treatment, and the different doctors and specialists who would be involved with a patient’s case. The best treatment for colon cancer comes from a multidisciplinary team. “It is very important […]

Adding Supplements to Chemotherapy

Dr. Farshid Dayyani Colon Cancer Answers

Many colon cancer patients want to know if there are additional techniques they can use to help them through chemotherapy, such as supplements or alternative medicine. Dr. Dayyani discusses some of these treatment methods and how to approach them during chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is specifically designed for each patient and their tumor size and aggressiveness. Many […]

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