What is Minimally Invasive Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Kim gives an overview of minimally invasive colon cancer surgery What is minimally invasive colon cancer surgery? Minimally invasive colon cancer  surgery means uses smaller incisions and special instruments and for the patient what theoretically mean that they have a quicker recovery, better scar, less pain overall and most patients will get out of […]

How Can I Prepare for Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Eugene Kim details how patients can prepare for colon cancer surgery It goes without saying that you should try to be as healthy as possible before undergoing colon cancer surgery. This of course means different things for different patients, but being as healthy as you can will only make the process easier. The chief […]

What Pain Medications Will I Be Using After Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Kim gives an overview of pain medications that are used after colon cancer surgery Pain medications play a big role in post-surgical recovery. When used as directed, pain medications allow patients to be much more comfortable after surgery, and can give some semblance of normalcy in the first week or so after the surgery. […]

What Robin McGee Has Learned as Colon Cancer Advocate

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Colon cancer survivor and advocate Robin McGee shares what she’s learned Robin McGee is an incredible woman. After going through things that would leave many people at their breaking point, she was able to adapt and overcome. After being misdiagnosed several times, and ultimately having colon cancer, she has been committed to sharing her story […]

What Activity Am I Allowed After Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Kim discusses activity after colon cancer Surgery to remove colon cancer is a common course of treatment. While many patients are anxious, and rightfully so, it’s important to realize that for surgeons these procedures are routine and many people have undergone them. It’s important to consider not only the surgery, but what life is […]

How Does Robotic Surgery for Colon Cancer Work?

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Dr. Kim explains how robotic surgery for colon cancer works Surgical procedures have come a long way in the past 25 years. Once only a dream, robotic surgery for colon cancer is now a reality for thousands of patients a year. Robotic surgery is less invasive than open surgery, and patients enjoy shortened recovery time […]

How AliveandKickn Spreads a Unique Blend of Colon Cancer Advocacy

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Dave Dubin talks about how AliveandKickn spreads colon cancer advocacy While there are several groups that work to further colon cancer advocacy, none do it like AliveandKickn. Center to AliveandKickn is two-time colon cancer survivor Dave Dubin. Dave has made it his life’s mission to help spread the word that colon cancer screening is so […]

Who Are Some Good Researchers or Gurus about Cancer Care?

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Dr. Paulson talks about good researchers and gurus for cancer care There are a lot of resources and books out there about cancer and cancer care.  Many are good places to start and give good information. But sometimes that’s hard to pick and filter where to start and what would be a good place to learn […]

What is the Link Between Omega-3s, Omega-6s and Industrial Farming?

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Dr. Heather Paulson discusses the link between Omega-3s, Omega-6s and industrial farming There has been a lot of talk recently about the link between Omega fatty acids and industrial farming. Omega fatty acids are helpful for reducing inflammation and improving your health.  When we talk about reducing inflammation and in particular reducing Cox-2 which is directly […]

What’s the Difference Between the Western, Mediterranean and Asian Diets?

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Dr. Heather Paulson describes the difference between the Western, Mediterranean and Asian Diets The standard Western Diet has come under fire in the past few years, and in increasingly people are turning to more global dishes for their nutrition. When we look at studies that examine the link between diet and colon cancer, there is a […]


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