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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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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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Tabitha Cavanagh Finds Her Healing Through Helping Others

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreTabitha Cavanagh was diagnosed with Stage III Colon Cancer in January of 2017. She was 31 years old and had a little girl and had just gotten married. Tabitha completed chemotherapy in July of 2017 and immediately plunged herself into exercise […]

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What Every Colorectal Cancer Patient Should Know, With Dr. Tim Cannon

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreDr. Cannon is a specialty care physician board certified in medical oncology. He has a special interest in management of gastrointestinal malignancies including colorectal cancer. Dr. Cannon is the clinical director and moderator of the weekly molecular tumor board at Inova, […]

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Supporting the Ostomy Community, With Deb Fox

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreDeb Fox has made it her mission to help the members of the ostomy community. She has created a private Facebook group – OstoMyFamily – to provide those with ostomies a private, safe forum to discuss all things ostomy. Her websites […]

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Hope Is What Gets Monica Hernandez, A.K.A. Whimsy The Blue Cancer Fairy, Through Her Tough Days

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreMonica’s Story Monica Hernandez – Whimsy the Blue Cancer Fairy – was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) when she was 15. The affects of FAP has resulted in countless surgeries. Monica has had her colon and gallbladder removed and has a permanent […]

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