What Are Some New Treatments for Colon Cancer?

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Dr. Gimbel talks about new treatments for colon cancer Cancer research is a big topic this time of year. But what about colon cancer research? Since the early 2000s, many new treatments for colon cancer have been developed. Some are becoming available for patients. It is very much a growth area in the medical field as more and more […]

Five Questions to Have Answered After a Diagnosis

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What should newly diagnosed colon cancer patients ask their doctor? Newly diagnosed colon cancer patients will have many, many questions they will want answers to. It is a very dizzying time. So many ask, where should I start? Dr. Madappa Kundranda lists the top five questions he thinks patients should have answered early in the […]

Why You Should Establish a Care Provider Contact During Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer

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Should I establish a contact person at my health care provider’s office during chemotherapy for colon cancer? Patients facing chemotherapy for colon cancer likely have many questions about the side effects of the therapy. Dr. Madappa Kundranda recommends having a single person at your health care provider’s office you can talk to. This can help […]

The Benefits of Emotional Support for Colon Cancer Patients

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What are some benefits of emotional support for colon cancer patients? Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience. Having guidance through your treatment is very important. Many patients find that guidance from people that have gone through what they are going through. A cancer survivor has been there and knows what it is like. […]

Why Use a Patient Navigator?

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Why should a cancer patient use a patient navigator? It can be hard asking for help, but we are nearly always grateful after receiving it. Patient navigators are here to help you. Having a knowledgeable person guide you to the resources you need for your cancer journey is important. Author and clinical psychologist, Robin McGee […]

Who Can Benefit from the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Test?

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What makes a good candidate for the Oncotype DX colon cancer test? Are you wondering if you’re a good candidate for the Oncotype DX test for colon cancer? Looking for some answers? Dr. Mark Kozloff has got them in this video. Not everyone can benefit from this test, but those that do can have some […]

How Does the Oncotype DX Test Work?

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How do you explain the Oncotype DX test to your patients? The Oncotype DX test is changing the way doctors treat various cancers. The ins and outs of the assay are complicated and can be difficult to explain. Essentially, the Oncotype DX test helps doctors see the genetic makeup of individual cancers. This information allows […]

Explaining the Oncotype DX Test

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What is the Oncotype DX test? There have been a lot of advancements in the fight against cancer in recent years. The Oncotype DX test is one of those advancements and it has changed the way doctors are fighting the disease. This new test helps doctors get a look at the genetic makeup of your […]

Choosing the Right Colon Cancer Surgeon

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How does a patient choose the best colon cancer surgeon? Having trouble choosing the right colon cancer surgeon? You’re not alone. Cancer patients can face a lot of difficult choices, but choosing a surgeon may be one of the hardest. What do you look for? How can you tell if a surgeon will be good […]

Which Colon Cancer Patients Do Doctors Follow After Surgery?

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Follow-ups after colon cancer surgery. Every cancer is different and so the treatments for these diseases need to be unique, as well. Doctors strive to use a multi-disciplinary approach to treating cancer. They want to have many different people looking at each cancer so every patient has the best care during their treatment. Dr. Mark […]


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