Feel Like You Want to Avoid Chemotherapy?

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Chemotherapy is not as unpleasant as it used to be. Are you feeling like you want to avoid chemotherapy? You are not alone. Chemo has never been on anyone’s bucket list, but it is more pleasant than it used to be. New developments have helped to lessen or eliminate many of the common side effects. […]

The Risks of Colonoscopy

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What are the risks of colonoscopy? Risks of colonoscopy are sometimes overshadowed by their importance in detecting colon cancer early. Every medical procedure has its risks, including colonoscopy. However, a modern colonoscopy is an extremely safe procedure when done by the right professional. Dr. Jeffrey Weber discusses some of the risks of colonoscopy in this […]

Types of Therapy Available for Colon Cancer Patients

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What kinds of therapy are available for colon cancer patients? Are you having emotional problems since being diagnosed with colon cancer? Do you feel like you need to see someone about it? Cancer treatment can be a very difficult process. Many patients find themselves wanting to see a professional about their mental health. Dr. Beverly […]

The Difference Between Genetic and Genomic Testing

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What is the difference between genetic and genomic testing? You may think that genetic and genomic testing refer to the same thing. They are actually quite different. But, don’t worry, you’ll soon know how to tell them apart. Dr. Kelly Shimabukuro is a medical oncologist. She explains the difference between the two types of cancer […]

The Role of the Medical Oncologist during Colon Cancer

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What is the role of the medical oncologist during colon cancer? The days and weeks after a cancer diagnosis are a difficult and confusing time. Often patients are bombarded with new terms and concepts they are not familiar with. Here to help with some of the confusion is Dr. Kelly Shimabukuro. She’s a medical oncologist […]

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 […]

What to Do after a Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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What should I do after a colon cancer diagnosis? Have questions after your colon cancer diagnosis? You’re not alone. It can be a confusing time, but you need to make sure you have all the information you need. Talk with your doctor about what you need to do to prepare for your treatment. Robin McGee, […]

Passing Knowledge on to Colon Cancer Doctors

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What wisdom do you pass to other colon cancer doctors? A good doctor stays well-informed on his or her discipline. They do this by reading, attending seminars, and talking with other doctors. More experienced doctors can offer wisdom to lesser experienced doctors. Dr. Mark Kozloff talks about the types of things he discusses with fellow […]

Ordering the Colon Cancer Assay

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How do doctors order the Colon Cancer Assay? Molecular testing is becoming more and more useful in cancer treatment. The Colon Cancer Assay is one such test. Doctors learn about the genetic makeup of each patient’s specific type of cancer. With this knowledge, a personalized treatment strategy can be developed. Is the Oncotype DX Colon […]

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 […]


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