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 […]

How Important is Emotional Support During Colon Cancer?

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Robin McGee talks about seeking emotional support during colon cancer It goes without saying that going through colon cancer is difficult. It always helps to hear from someone who has been there. There are countless places for colon cancer patients to find support from people who have either been there or are fighting the disease. […]

Colon Cancer Awareness for People Under 50

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How can you bring colon cancer awareness to people under 50? David Dubin was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 29. He wanted to start spreading colon cancer awareness to people under 50 so he founded Alive and Kickn. His organization is using athletic events bring awareness to younger people. They are teaching about what […]

Should I Consult a Dietitian During Colon Cancer Treatment?

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Survivor Robin McGee talks about the benefits of consulting a dietitian during colon cancer treatment. Diet is a major consideration with colon cancer, since it deals intimately with the digestive system. Many people will find foods that they previously enjoyed do not agree with them and will have problems with digestion, or even getting enough calories on a […]

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 […]

Building Lynch Syndrome Awareness

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What is Lynch Syndrome awareness so important? Lynch syndrome is a genetic disorder that increases the risk of many cancers, particularly colorectal cancers. Often, people with this syndrome get cancer at an early age. Not many people outside of a small community know of this affliction. David Dubin is working to change that. He was […]

How to Prep Your Teeth for Chemotherapy

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How can I prepare my teeth for chemotherapy? Are you preparing your teeth for chemotherapy? You may not think that your teeth should be treated before cancer treatment, but it can really help. Chemotherapy can cause mouth sores because its intended to kill rapidly growing cells, such as cancer cells. Some healthy cells in your […]

Managing the Offers of Assistance During Cancer Treatment

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How can you manage the offers of assistance during cancer treatment? Too much help? It may seem like an odd problem to have, but it can happen. Robin McGee, author of “The Cancer Olympics,” has been through it before. In this video she explains how to manage all the offers of assistance during cancer treatment. […]

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 […]


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