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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

April 2 Live Event: Answers For Newly Diagnosed Colon Cancer Patients

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Answers for newly diagnosed colon cancer patients. Wednesday, April 2nd’s Hangout on Air was our first with our Medical Director, Dr. Shalina Gupta-Burt. Dr. Gupta-Burt covered a wide range of information for newly diagnosed colon cancer patients. In this live event, which you can watch in its entirety below, Dr. Gupta-Burt covered the steps of […]

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 […]

Tips for Colon Cancer Caregivers

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What are some tips for colon cancer caregivers? Caring for a cancer patient is no easy task. Kim Rogers has experience. Her husband was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2003. In this video Kim offers some tips for colon cancer caregivers. She says it is really important for caregivers to do their research. […]

Who Should Get a Colonoscopy?

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How does colonoscopy help prevent colon cancer? Colon cancer is the number two killer in the United States. It is a treatable disease and can be prevented in many circumstances. The screening process for colon cancer usually requires a colonoscopy. This is an invasive procedure which should only be done by an expert. Colonoscopy allows […]

How Polyps are Related to Colon Cancer

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What is the relationship between colon polyps and colon cancer? It is common for people to develop colon polyps. 50% of men and 40% of women at age 50 already have polyps in their colon. Though 99% of these growths will be cancer free, there is a relationship between colon polyps can colon cancer. Polyps […]

What Can I Expect from Colonoscopy Preparation?

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Colonoscopy preparation explained. Colonoscopy is generally a painless and extremely safe procedure. Preparation for these procedures can vary greatly in both cost and composition. Dr. Jeffrey Weber talks about the colonscopy preparation and what patients can expect from the treatment. The colonoscopy is a very important screening tool for colon cancer. Doctors must be able […]

Keeping Up the Fight Against Colon Cancer

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What drives you to keep up the fight against colon cancer? David Dubin is a two time colon cancer survivor and founder of Alive and Kickn, an organization helping to spread awareness about the disease. David is very familiar with the disease since both his father and grandfather were afflicted with it. He has three […]


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