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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips for Colon Cancer Caregivers

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What are some tips for colon cancer caregivers? Caring for a cancer patient is no easy task. Kim Rogers has experience. Her husband was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2003. In this video Kim offers some tips for colon cancer caregivers. She says it is really important for caregivers to do their research. […]

How Polyps are Related to Colon Cancer

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What is the relationship between colon polyps and colon cancer? It is common for people to develop colon polyps. 50% of men and 40% of women at age 50 already have polyps in their colon. Though 99% of these growths will be cancer free, there is a relationship between colon polyps can colon cancer. Polyps […]

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 […]


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