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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

Grieving After a Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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What is the grieving process like after a colon cancer diagnosis? You don’t receive a manual when you are diagnosed with colon cancer. The time after hearing such news can be very difficult. Beverly Yoches has dealt with this in her role as a cancer counselor. It is common to experience a range of emotions […]

Why Family History of Colon Cancer is Important

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Two-time cancer survivor David Dubin urges you to map your family history of colon cancer. For someone who has a family history of cancer, David Dubin’s advice is to have a conversation with relatives and map the history of any cancers that may have occurred. This is important because historically, people haven’t always been willing […]


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