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 […]

Personalizing Treatment with the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay

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How does the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay help doctors personalize treatment? The Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Assay is a molecular test. It is changing the way doctors treat different cancers. This test gets doctors critical information on the genetic makeup of your cancer. With this knowledge, doctors can predict how your cancer will grow […]

Ordering the Colon Cancer Assay

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How do doctors order the Colon Cancer Assay? Molecular testing is becoming more and more useful in cancer treatment. The Colon Cancer Assay is one such test. Doctors learn about the genetic makeup of each patient’s specific type of cancer. With this knowledge, a personalized treatment strategy can be developed. Is the Oncotype DX Colon […]

Who Can Benefit from the Oncotype DX Colon Cancer Test?

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What makes a good candidate for the Oncotype DX colon cancer test? Are you wondering if you’re a good candidate for the Oncotype DX test for colon cancer? Looking for some answers? Dr. Mark Kozloff has got them in this video. Not everyone can benefit from this test, but those that do can have some […]

How Does the Oncotype DX Test Work?

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How do you explain the Oncotype DX test to your patients? The Oncotype DX test is changing the way doctors treat various cancers. The ins and outs of the assay are complicated and can be difficult to explain. Essentially, the Oncotype DX test helps doctors see the genetic makeup of individual cancers. This information allows […]

Explaining the Oncotype DX Test

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What is the Oncotype DX test? There have been a lot of advancements in the fight against cancer in recent years. The Oncotype DX test is one of those advancements and it has changed the way doctors are fighting the disease. This new test helps doctors get a look at the genetic makeup of your […]

What is the Oncotype DX Test?

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How is the Oncytype DX test used by doctors? Has your doctor mentioned the Oncotype DX test for colon cancer? This new diagnostic tool is helping doctors better quantify the risk of a cancer recurring. Doctors will modify your treatment according to your Oncotype DX score to give you the best treatment possible. Dr. Kelly […]

The Oncotype DX Test Helps Doctors Discuss Risk with Patients

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How does the Oncotype DX test help doctors discuss risk with patients? Great advances in medical technology happen only once in a long while. The Oncotype DX test is one of these technologies. This test determines the genetic makeup of individual tumors. Doctors use this information to determine how cancers will grow and react to […]

Weighing the Benefits of Chemotherapy

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What are the benefits of chemotherapy? Feeling uneasy about having to do chemotherapy? Wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are? You’re not alone. Some patients don’t need chemotherapy while others do. There are a number of factors that doctors look at to determine your treatment path. Dr. Kelly Shimabukuro sheds some light on these factors […]

Using the Recurrence Score to Determine Treatment Options

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How do you use the recurrence score when choosing treatment options? Patients want all the facts they can get before making decision about their colon cancer treatment options. A patient’s recurrence score is a vital piece of information for doctors. Oncotype DX is a diagnostic test for patients who have been recently diagnosed with stage […]


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