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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Does a Colon Cancer Diagnosis Affect My Family?

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A colon cancer diagnosis can change everyone’s roles, not just the patient. So much changes after a colon cancer diagnosis. Not only is there a mountain of difficult information to process, but also emotional and familial changes to try to digest and accept. From parent to patient, spouse to caregiver, with a multitude of nuanced […]

Positive Biopsy after Colonoscopy: What’s Next?

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What happens after a positive biopsy after a colonoscopy? Patients with positive biopsy results after colonoscopy likely want to know what is next. That depends on the type of cancer you are dealing with. Every cancer is different and requires a different treatment. Dr. Mark Gimbel describes what to expect after a positive colon cancer […]

What Are the Next Steps for Newly Diagnosed Colon Cancer Patients?

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What can newly diagnosed colon cancer patients expect? The moments following a cancer diagnosis can be confusing and full of emotion. Staying informed about your disease can help keep confusion to a minimum and reduce unnecessary emotional stress. Dr. Mark Gimbel has seen many newly diagnosed colon cancer patients that are looking for answers. Dr. […]

Preventing a Recurrence after Colon Cancer Surgery

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How can you prevent a recurrence after colon cancer surgery? The last thing a cancer patient wants is to experience a recurrence after colon cancer surgery. There are things doctors can do that will reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence. Patients should use every tool at their disposal to avoid it. Dr. Mark Gimbel […]

What are the Next Steps After a Colon Cancer Diagnosis?

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Taking the Next Steps After a Colon Cancer Diagnosis Receiving a cancer diagnosis is an overwhelming experience. There is a lot of new information to remember and process. Many patients may find themselves wondering what’s next. Dr. Mark Gimbel specializes in treating colon cancer. He discusses the next steps after a colon cancer diagnosis in […]

Is Colon Cancer Curable?

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Dr. Mark Gimbel explains instances when colon cancer can be curable. After a diagnosis, many people want to know, is colon cancer curable? While a 100% cure to all colon cancers has not been developed, in many instances if a colon cancer is caught early enough in its development it can be cured. The key […]


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