Advice to Colon Cancer Patients

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Kim Rogers sums up her advice to colon cancer patients A colon cancer diagnosis will turn anyone’s life upside down. It is an incredibly trying time not just for the person diagnosed but also their loved ones. Not only does the person diagnosed with colon cancer have to deal with the transition from spouse and […]

How to Balance Colon Cancer Caregiving and Parenting


Kim Rogers on balancing parenting and caregiving after her husband’s stage IV colon cancer diagnosis. Life changes totally after a spouse is diagnosed with cancer. In addition in their change of roles, your role is also affected. In addition to assuming the role of caregiver, you must also continue your duties as parent and spouse. […]

Dealing With the Possibility of the Recurrence of Colon Cancer

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How Kim Rogers copes with the possibility of recurrence of colon cancer. Kim Rogers’ husband was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2003. In facing down this diagnosis, Kim took on the role of caregiver in addition to wife and mother. Though outwardly their life may have regained some sense of normalcy, the reality recurrence […]

Talking With Kids About Prevention and Nutrition After a Parent’s Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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Kim Rogers shares how she approached prevention and nutrition changes with her children after her husband’s colon cancer diagnosis in 2003. A colon cancer diagnosis can be a very frightening time for not only for the person involved but their entire family. Lives are changed totally in the matter of minutes. Not only does a […]

Telling Children About a Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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Kim Rogers shares how she told her children about her husband’s colon cancer diagnosis. For a family, a colon cancer diagnosis is a very trying time. In addition to dealing with the role shift from parent and spouse to patient, many people are unsure how and when to tell their children about a colon cancer […]

Stage IV Colon Cancer can be Beaten


Overcoming Stage IV Colon Cancer Being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer is a life-changing experience. Kim Rogers’s husband was diagnosed with the disease in 2003. After coming to terms with what lay ahead of them, the Rogers took up the fight. They’ll both tell you it was a long journey, but, her husband John […]

How Life Changed After My Husband’s Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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Kim Rogers explains how her husband’s colon cancer diagnosis changed their lives. Kim Rogers’s husband was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in 2003. With two young children, her life was changed forever as she assumed the role of caregiver alongside mother and wife. She has learned much through her journey and wants to help […]

How I Felt after My Husband’s Colon Cancer Diagnosis


What emotions did you experience after you head your husband’s colon cancer diagnosis? Finding out a loved one has cancer can be a traumatic experience. Kim Rogers was in the room when her husband John received his colon cancer diagnosis. She was surprised at first. Kim says she felt like someone hit her in the […]

Changing the Colon Cancer Conversation


How is Alive and Kickn changing the colon cancer conversation? Alive and Kickn is an organization committed to changing many things about the colon cancer conversation. They are bringing awareness to a younger crowd using athletic events. David Dubin, founder of Alive and Kickn, wants people to be more comfortable talking about colon cancer. He […]

Survivor Describes His Stage II Colon Cancer Treatment

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 Dave Maret outlines his stage II colon cancer treatment Dave Maret was 66 when he was diagnosed with colon cancer, four months after his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer.  He was a bit overwhelmed at first and could think only of his father-in-law who had a full colon resection as part of his treatment. […]

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