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A Conversation About a Terminal Colon Cancer Diagnosis and More, With Matthew Dons

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreMatthew Dons, originally from the U.K. and now living in Japan was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2016. I was introduced to Matthew by Dr. Andrew Albert who was a previous guest on the podcast. During our conversation Matthew talked […]

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Colorectal Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma – Ed Yakacki III Is a Fighter

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreEd Yakacki III first appeared on The Colon Cancer Podcast in April, 2015 – http://thecoloncancerpodcast.com/010. During that interview Ed talked about his his experience with colorectal cancer; a disease that his doctors have now said he’s beaten. Unfortunately, Ed had many […]

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I Am Alive and Kickin; An Interview With Lynch Syndrome and Colon Cancer Survivor David Dubin

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreDave Dubin is a 2-time colon cancer survivor and the third generation in his family with Lynch Syndrome. He founded Aliveandkickn.org with the mission “To improve the lives of individuals and families affected by Lynch Syndrome and associated cancers through research, education, […]

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A Nation of Allies; the New Colorectal Cancer Alliance

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreOn November 1st, 2017 CEO, Michael Sapienza, made an exciting announcement about the rebranding of The Colon Cancer Alliance to the new Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Listen to this announcement followed by an interview with Michael about this new initiative. Please like […]

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A Blood Test to Screen For Colorectal Cancer? Epigenomics Has It

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreNoel Doheny, CEO of Epigenomics, spoke with me during Tomorrow Can’t Wait, the 2017 Colorectal Cancer Alliance conference. Epigenomics has developed the first FDA  and PMA approved liquid biopsy test to screen for colorectal cancer. Please like & share:

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Through The Window – A Photographic Tale of Cancer Recovery

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreWhen photographer, Scott Wilson, was diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer and was told chemotherapy meant avoiding direct sunlight, placing serious constraints on his landscape photography career, he set about creating a new Colorado wildlife portfolio, shot entirely Through the Window […]

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How One Doctor Is Working to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreDr. Andrew Albert is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and serves patients in Chicago at his practice, Chicago Gastro. After losing a patient to colon cancer he was at his wit’s end. “Colon Cancer is 95% preventable if people would only get […]

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How to Communicate With Your Healthcare Team, With Eddie Leigh

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreA cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. The emotions behind hearing the words “you have cancer” can often cloud a patient’s ability to comprehend the information being shared by the medical team as well as the patient’s ability to ask important questions. […]

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How to Talk to Your Children About Your Cancer

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreMost people do everything on their power to avoid having difficult conversations. I can’t think of a more difficult conversation then having to tell your children you have cancer. I’ve had to do this on several occasions and even though I’m […]

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