Life after a Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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What is life like after a colon cancer diagnosis? You’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer, so what comes next? It can be difficult to transition into being a patient. Make sure you’re prepared. You may not be able to do everything you’re used to for awhile. Author and survivor,Robin McGee discusses what life is like […]

Types of Therapy Available for Colon Cancer Patients

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What kinds of therapy are available for colon cancer patients? Are you having emotional problems since being diagnosed with colon cancer? Do you feel like you need to see someone about it? Cancer treatment can be a very difficult process. Many patients find themselves wanting to see a professional about their mental health. Dr. Beverly […]

The Role of the Medical Oncologist during Colon Cancer

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What is the role of the medical oncologist during colon cancer? The days and weeks after a cancer diagnosis are a difficult and confusing time. Often patients are bombarded with new terms and concepts they are not familiar with. Here to help with some of the confusion is Dr. Kelly Shimabukuro. She’s a medical oncologist […]

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 […]

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. […]

Why Use a Patient Navigator?

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Why should a cancer patient use a patient navigator? It can be hard asking for help, but we are nearly always grateful after receiving it. Patient navigators are here to help you. Having a knowledgeable person guide you to the resources you need for your cancer journey is important. Author and clinical psychologist, Robin McGee […]

What to Do after a Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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What should I do after a colon cancer diagnosis? Have questions after your colon cancer diagnosis? You’re not alone. It can be a confusing time, but you need to make sure you have all the information you need. Talk with your doctor about what you need to do to prepare for your treatment. Robin McGee, […]

Choosing the Right Colon Cancer Surgeon

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How does a patient choose the best colon cancer surgeon? Having trouble choosing the right colon cancer surgeon? You’re not alone. Cancer patients can face a lot of difficult choices, but choosing a surgeon may be one of the hardest. What do you look for? How can you tell if a surgeon will be good […]

Sexual Function after Colon Cancer Surgery

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What changes will there be to my sexual function after colon cancer surgery? Worried about your sexual function after colon cancer surgery? You may not need to fret too much. Colon cancer surgery can affect sexual function, but each case is different. Often, colon cancer patients get confused by renal cancer information. They are not […]


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