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The Best of The Colon Cancer Podcast 2015, Part 1

In part one of this two-part podcast, we revisit the words of advice and inspiration from 11 colon cancer, and hereditary colon cancer syndrome, survivors. The post The Best of The Colon Cancer Podcast 2015, Part 1 appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

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Staying Positive While Facing Stage 4 Rectal Cancer, With Chere Garcia

Chere and her family have had one hell of a year. In May 2014 Horacio’s mother, Aurora, was diagnosed with breast cancer. This was heartbreaking news to the family. Chere took initiative to care for aurora by being present day to day, cooking for her, helping with her medications and doctors appointments and so much…

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Colon Cancer Alliance September Hero of the Month, Marisa Perez

Depending on who you are, you may call her Marisa, “mom” or “The Colon Chick!” Marisa Perez has a passion for colon cancer prevention and an enthusiasm that can get anyone excited about screening. The mother of two has been running a colon cancer screening program for the last nine years and shows no signs…

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Psycho-Social and Emotional Support For Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers, With Dr. Robert Bright MD

Dr. Robert Bright has been a member of Mayo Clinic’s staff since 2007. He is a Consultant and Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. The post Psycho-Social and Emotional Support For Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers, With…

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Conversation With 4 yr. Colon Cancer Survivor Shannon Lee-Sin

Shannon Lee-Sin is a 4 yr. survivor of colorectal cancer. She stopped by to chat with me during Live Your Best Life 2015, the Colon Cancer Alliance conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The post Conversation With 4 yr. Colon Cancer Survivor Shannon Lee-Sin appeared first on The Colon Cancer Podcast.

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Interview With 8 yr. Colon Cancer Survivor, “Coach” Steve Abrams

A former college football player and high school football coach, Steve has had to endure and overcome many challenges associated with IBD and colon cancer. Steve is a speaker who has the ability to share, connect and motivate his audiences. His message is this: When you make that decision to fight, you will find you have a…

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Latest Advances in Preparation, Screening and Recurrence Monitoring, With Dr. David Greenwald

Dr. David Greenwald is currently the Director of Clinical Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is also a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  Previously, he was Fellowship Program Director in Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine for nearly…

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Advanced Treatment Options, With Tomislav Dragovich, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Tomislav [Tom] Dragovich is a Division Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, AZ (MD Anderson Partner Institution) and an Adj. Professor at the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. In addition to this he is a Medical Director for Clinical…

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Conversation With Nutritional Oncologist Terri Taylor, RD, CSO

Terri Taylor is a registered dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition. She is a graduate of Arizona State University and Presbyterian Hospital Dallas dietetic internship. Terri is the nutrition educator for the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Honor Health. Her practice includes individual nutrition counseling, nutrition and cooking classes and community speaking…

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Semicolon: Memoir of a Colon Cancer Survivor, With Mark Arsenault

Mark Arsenault is a six-year survivor of colon cancer. He was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer in July, 2009. He underwent chemo and radiation therapy, followed by surgery (anterior resection) in November, 2009, another round of chemo followed by “takedown” surgery in April, 2010. He wrote a blog about his experiences through his journey.…

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