What is Minimally Invasive Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Kim gives an overview of minimally invasive colon cancer surgery What is minimally invasive colon cancer surgery? Minimally invasive colon cancer  surgery means uses smaller incisions and special instruments and for the patient what theoretically mean that they have a quicker recovery, better scar, less pain overall and most patients will get out of […]

Is a Naturopathic Oncologist a Complementary or a Lead Role?

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Dr. Paulson describes her role as a naturopathic oncologist Naturopathic oncology is the application of the art and science of naturopathic medicine to the field of cancer care and treatment. People are increasingly turning to holistic methods to complement more traditional treatments. However, it’s wise to consult all members of your treatment team before choosing […]

Who Are Some Good Researchers or Gurus about Cancer Care?

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Dr. Paulson talks about good researchers and gurus for cancer care There are a lot of resources and books out there about cancer and cancer care.  Many are good places to start and give good information. But sometimes that’s hard to pick and filter where to start and what would be a good place to learn […]

What is the Difference Between Soluble and Insoluble Fiber?

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Dr. Paulson talks about the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber Fiber. It’s chief among the recommendations to prevent colon cancer. But not many people know much about it, aside from the fact that they supposedly need more. There are a lot of different kinds of fiber supplements available, if you are unwilling or unable […]

What is the Role of a Naturopathic Doctor in Colon Cancer Treatment?

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Dr. Heather Paulson explains the role of a naturopathic doctor during colon cancer treatment Have you thought about seeing a naturopathic doctor (ND) as part of your colon cancer treatment? Natural remedies and methods are increasingly being used alongside more traditional approaches as part of a strategy to “treat the whole patient.” Far from herbal […]

Coping With the Stigma of Depression During Cancer Treatment

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Video Transcripts Beverly Yoches: In our society today, if you break your leg or you have a sore throat or you have a cancer diagnosis, we go to the doctor and we tell everybody about our treatment and there does not seem to be any shame in it. However, when we start to feel sad, […]

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 […]

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. […]

ASCRS 2014 Vendor Slideshow Video

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ASCRS 2014 Recap with Colon Cancer Answers Hope becomes reality when the best minds in medicine work together to solve one of the biggest challenges in medicine: cancer. At the American Society of Colo-Rectal Surgeons – ASCRS, in Hollywood, Florida, clinicians and researchers gathered together to address the most recent discoveries and developments to benefit […]

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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