How AliveandKickn Spreads a Unique Blend of Colon Cancer Advocacy

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Dave Dubin talks about how AliveandKickn spreads colon cancer advocacy While there are several groups that work to further colon cancer advocacy, none do it like AliveandKickn. Center to AliveandKickn is two-time colon cancer survivor Dave Dubin. Dave has made it his life’s mission to help spread the word that colon cancer screening is so […]

The Risks of Colonoscopy

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What are the risks of colonoscopy? Risks of colonoscopy are sometimes overshadowed by their importance in detecting colon cancer early. Every medical procedure has its risks, including colonoscopy. However, a modern colonoscopy is an extremely safe procedure when done by the right professional. Dr. Jeffrey Weber discusses some of the risks of colonoscopy in this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Detecting the Symptoms of Colon Cancer

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What are the symptoms of colon cancer? Every cancer is different. Some show signs early on and some manifest themselves without any outward symptoms. Colon cancer lies somewhere in the middle. In early stages, colon cancer can be hard to detect. That’s why screening is so critical. When colon cancer is detected in the earlier […]

Can I Get Colon Cancer Without Polyps?

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Cases of colon cancer without polyps are very rare. TheĀ link between colon polyps and colon cancerĀ is pretty clear in the medical community. Colon polyps can eventually lead to colon cancer, which is why early screening is so critical. But instances of colon cancer developing without first appearing as polyps are very rare. Colon cancer without […]

What Should I Know About Colon Polyps?

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Colon polyps are something nearly everyone will face. Many people wonder about the link between colon polyps and colon cancer. However, polyps are something nearly everyone will face. The development of colon polyps are considered a natural part of aging, though the number of them is generally a result of genetics. Colon polyps are generally […]

How Colonoscopy Preparation Has Changed

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Colonoscopy prep has come a long way. When people think about colon cancer screening, colonoscopy preparation is usually the first thing that springs to mind. It seems like everyone has heard a horror story about how terrible the preparation is. Gallons of chalky liquid, fasting and discomfort are thought of to be the norm. However, […]

How Do Colon Cancer Symptoms Develop and Progress?

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Colon cancer symptoms explained. Colon cancer symptoms can differ greatly from one person to another. This is because no two cancers are exactly the same and symptoms are often related to the way the tumor develops. Two people that have colon cancer may experience totally different symptoms at differing times of disease development. If you […]


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