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 Difference Between Soluble and Insoluble Fiber?

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Dr. Paulson talks about the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber Fiber. It’s chief among the recommendations to prevent colon cancer. But not many people know much about it, aside from the fact that they supposedly need more. There are a lot of different kinds of fiber supplements available, if you are unwilling or unable […]

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 […]

Why is it Important to Have a Naturopathic Oncologist Work Alongside a Medical Oncologist?

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Dr. Heather Paulson talks about the importance of having a naturopathic oncologist on your treatment team Taking an integrative approach to colon cancer is increasingly becoming mainstream. A holistic approach alongside a more traditional approach benefits patients greatly. Using all treatment options at your disposal during colon cancer is important, and it’s also important to […]

What is the Role of a Naturopathic Doctor in Colon Cancer Treatment?

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Dr. Heather Paulson explains the role of a naturopathic doctor during colon cancer treatment Have you thought about seeing a naturopathic doctor (ND) as part of your colon cancer treatment? Natural remedies and methods are increasingly being used alongside more traditional approaches as part of a strategy to “treat the whole patient.” Far from herbal […]

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 […]

Life after a Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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What is life like after a colon cancer diagnosis? You’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer, so what comes next? It can be difficult to transition into being a patient. Make sure you’re prepared. You may not be able to do everything you’re used to for awhile. Author and survivor,Robin McGee discusses what life is like […]

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 […]


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