The Importance of Early Colon Cancer Screening


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 […]

Detecting the Symptoms of Colon Cancer


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 […]

How to Manage Colorectal Cancer

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How do you manage colorectal cancer? Treatment strategies to manage colorectal cancer depend largely on the stage of the cancer, according to Dr. James Posey.  Early stage colorectal cancer has spread much less than later stages of the disease and may only need one surgery.  Once the cancer has passed through the muscular or outer […]

What is the Most Important Part of a Colon Cancer Prognosis?

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Many patients of course are concerned about their colon cancer prognosis.  There are different ways to evaluate the prognosis of patients, the most important of course is the staging of disease. Dr. Heinz-Josef Lenz of The Wunder Project explains that over the last ten years, overall survival has surpassed 30 months, two-and-a-half-years which is unheard […]

Aggressiveness of Colon Cancer Can Differ Greatly from Patient to Patient

Dr. Tomislav Dragovich Colon Cancer

Dr. Tomislav Dragovich discusses why some colon cancers can be more harmful than others. Our genes can influence the way cancer affects our bodies. “We are beginning to decipher the genes, the genetic code of colon cancer. We can tell by testing for some of these molecular markers how that patient will respond to therapy,” […]

Four Stages of Colon Cancer

Dr. Kim Colon Cancer Answers

As with many other cancers, colon cancer is divided into four different stages. Dr. George P. Kim explains what the tumor is doing in each of those stages in this video. George P. Kim, MD: The stages of colon cancer are very similar to all cancers in which there are typically four stages. The earliest […]

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