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. […]

What to Look for in a Colon Cancer Surgeon?

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Dr. Mark Gimbel discusses what to look for in a colon cancer surgeon. It almost goes without saying that choosing a colon cancer surgeon is an important decision. Of course any colon cancer surgeon has the technical skills to get the job done but it is also important that you trust the surgeon and have an […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Some Advice for Newly Diagnosed Colon Cancer Patients

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What can newly diagnosed colon cancer patients expect? “Take a deep breath,” Dr. Lieu tells newly diagnosed colon cancer patients. Getting a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most frightening things to ever happen to a person. After a diagnosis, patients will have to go through a number of tests to determine the best […]

The Importance of Early Colon Cancer Screening

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What is the importance of early colon cancer screening? Are you dreading your next colon cancer screening? Should you have gone in sooner? While these procedures may not be the most comfortable experience, they do save lives. How important is early colon cancer screening? Dr. Kelly Shimabukuro has seen her share of cancer patients. The […]

Normalizing During Your Colon Cancer Treatment

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What is normalizing when referring to colon cancer? Feel like you’re travelling a road no one has been down with your cancer treatment? Ironically, you’re not alone in that feeling. Going through cancer treatment can be an emotional roller coaster. It can be comforting to know that others are going through the same experiences. Hearing […]

How do I Find Hope after a Colon Cancer Diagnosis?

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Finding hope after a cancer diagnosis. It’s not unusual for cancer patients to feel hopeless, even helpless after their diagnosis. It is not easy learning that you are not healthy, especially if it is unexpected. How do you shake these awful feelings? Dr. Beverly Yoches has some helpful insights into finding hope after a colon […]


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