How to Prep Your Teeth for Chemotherapy

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How can I prepare my teeth for chemotherapy? Are you preparing your teeth for chemotherapy? You may not think that your teeth should be treated before cancer treatment, but it can really help. Chemotherapy can cause mouth sores because its intended to kill rapidly growing cells, such as cancer cells. Some healthy cells in your […]

Managing the Offers of Assistance During Cancer Treatment

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How can you manage the offers of assistance during cancer treatment? Too much help? It may seem like an odd problem to have, but it can happen. Robin McGee, author of “The Cancer Olympics,” has been through it before. In this video she explains how to manage all the offers of assistance during cancer treatment. […]

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 […]

Why Family History of Colon Cancer is Important

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Two-time cancer survivor David Dubin urges you to map your family history of colon cancer. For someone who has a family history of cancer, David Dubin’s advice is to have a conversation with relatives and map the history of any cancers that may have occurred. This is important because historically, people haven’t always been willing […]

Diet Changes After Stage IV Colon Cancer

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How did your husband’s diet change after stage IV colon cancer? Kim Rogers’s husband John was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2003. She and her husband knew that some changes would be in order. Nutrition can play a vital role in a patient’s quality of life. Kim and John stopped eating food from […]

How I Felt after My Husband’s Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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What emotions did you experience after you head your husband’s colon cancer diagnosis? Finding out a loved one has cancer can be a traumatic experience. Kim Rogers was in the room when her husband John received his colon cancer diagnosis. She was surprised at first. Kim says she felt like someone hit her in the […]

Survivor Discusses Colon Cancer Stigmas

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Common stigmas about colon cancer from a survivor’s view. There are a lot of stigmas associated with colon cancer that Dave Dubin would love to see just go away.  First and foremost, is the stigma that colon cancer is an old man’s disease. It happens to people under age 50 and is getting younger and […]


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