Positive Biopsy after Colonoscopy: What’s Next?

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What happens after a positive biopsy after a colonoscopy? Patients with positive biopsy results after colonoscopy likely want to know what is next. That depends on the type of cancer you are dealing with. Every cancer is different and requires a different treatment. Dr. Mark Gimbel describes what to expect after a positive colon cancer […]

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 […]

What Happens if I Leave My Colon Cancer Untreated?

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What can happen if colon cancer is left untreated Cancer is deadly. In many cases if cancer is found early it is treatable. If a patient leaves his or her colon cancer untreated a variety of things can happen to them. Dr. Mark Gimbel goes over what can happen without treatment in this video. Given […]

Stage IV Colon Cancer can be Beaten

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Overcoming Stage IV Colon Cancer Being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer is a life-changing experience. Kim Rogers’s husband was diagnosed with the disease in 2003. After coming to terms with what lay ahead of them, the Rogers took up the fight. They’ll both tell you it was a long journey, but, her husband John […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Chemotherapy is Used for Colon Cancer Patients

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What is the purpose of using chemotherapy in patients with colon cancer? It is possible for cancer cells to still be floating around in a patient’s bloodstream after colon cancer surgery. These cells can enter other parts of the body and cause stage four cancer. Dr. Madappa Kundranda says the main purpose of using chemotherapy […]

Will Cancer Spread During Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer?

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What is the likelihood that cancer will spread during chemotherapy for colon cancer? Many patients are concerned about cancer spread during chemotherapy. But, every cancer case is just as different as the patient it affects. Each cancer patient receives a chemotherapy course of treatment that is tailored to their disease. Dr. Madappa Kundranda says he […]

Changing the Colon Cancer Conversation

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How is Alive and Kickn changing the colon cancer conversation? Alive and Kickn is an organization committed to changing many things about the colon cancer conversation. They are bringing awareness to a younger crowd using athletic events. David Dubin, founder of Alive and Kickn, wants people to be more comfortable talking about colon cancer. He […]

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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