Will All Colon Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy?

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Is It True That All Colon Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy? Many of our viewers have asked us about treatments for colon cancer at it’s different stages. We met with the Associate Professor of Oncology from the Mayo Clinic College Dr. George Kim to help explain the stages of colon cancer and if all colon cancer […]

Is a Naturopathic Oncologist a Complementary or a Lead Role?

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Dr. Paulson describes her role as a naturopathic oncologist Naturopathic oncology is the application of the art and science of naturopathic medicine to the field of cancer care and treatment. People are increasingly turning to holistic methods to complement more traditional treatments. However, it’s wise to consult all members of your treatment team before choosing […]

What is the Role of a Naturopathic Doctor in Colon Cancer Treatment?

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Dr. Heather Paulson explains the role of a naturopathic doctor during colon cancer treatment Have you thought about seeing a naturopathic doctor (ND) as part of your colon cancer treatment? Natural remedies and methods are increasingly being used alongside more traditional approaches as part of a strategy to “treat the whole patient.” Far from herbal […]

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 […]

What Are Some New Treatments for Colon Cancer?

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Dr. Gimbel talks about new treatments for colon cancer Cancer research is a big topic this time of year. But what about colon cancer research? Since the early 2000s, many new treatments for colon cancer have been developed. Some are becoming available for patients. It is very much a growth area in the medical field as more and more […]

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 […]

Five Questions to Have Answered After a Diagnosis

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What should newly diagnosed colon cancer patients ask their doctor? Newly diagnosed colon cancer patients will have many, many questions they will want answers to. It is a very dizzying time. So many ask, where should I start? Dr. Madappa Kundranda lists the top five questions he thinks patients should have answered early in the […]

Why You Should Establish a Care Provider Contact During Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer

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Should I establish a contact person at my health care provider’s office during chemotherapy for colon cancer? Patients facing chemotherapy for colon cancer likely have many questions about the side effects of the therapy. Dr. Madappa Kundranda recommends having a single person at your health care provider’s office you can talk to. This can help […]

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 […]

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. […]


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