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Q&A With Terri Taylor, RD, CSO: What Should I Eat After a Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis?

Posted on October 7, 2016

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Our Conversations Webinar Series is an opportunity to link national experts in colorectal cancer and other related fields to you, right in the comfort of your own home. The programs are designed to empower you to play a leading role in your healthcare management.

Last month, our webinar focused on questions of proper diet and oncological nutrition after a colorectal cancer diagnosis. To answer your questions, we brought in Terri Taylor, Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition from the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at HonorHealth Scottsdale, Arizona. Read more

Hero of the Month: Team Kristin

Posted on October 6, 2016

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In June 2014, Kristin, a wife and mother of four, was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Within months, Kristin passed away from the disease at the age of 34. In 2015, Kristin’s family and friends created Team Kristin in her honor, and went on to participate in the Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk in Pittsburgh! In its first year, Team Kristin raised $7,000 for colon cancer research and awareness. This year, the team raised over $6,000.  Team Kristin’s goal is to one day find a cure for colon cancer in order to make sure no other family has to experience loss like their family has. Read more

5 Takeaways: What should I eat after a colorectal cancer diagnosis?

Posted on October 4, 2016

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Our Conversations Webinar Series is an opportunity to link national experts in colorectal cancer and other related fields to you, right in the comfort of your own home. The programs are designed to empower you to play a leading role in your healthcare management.

Last month, our webinar focused on questions of proper diet and oncological nutrition after a colorectal cancer diagnosis. To answer your questions, we brought in Terri Taylor, Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition from the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at HonorHealth Scottsdale, Arizona. Get our Top 5 Takeaways below and watch the replay. Read more

Spanish Webinar Series: La Prevención, Detección y Tratamiento de Cáncer de Colon Metastásico

Posted on October 4, 2016

Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Metastatic Colon Cancer

This month, the Colon Cancer Alliance Conversation Webinar series hosted its first webinar geared specifically towards the Spanish-speaking community. In addition to highlighting innovative therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer, the session encouraged participants to  start the conversation with family and friends regarding colon cancer and how early detection can decrease the number of cancer cases and ultimately save a life. Read more

Young and Brave: Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer for Minority Groups

Posted on October 4, 2016

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Today’s blog in our Young and Brave series emphasizes the increased risk for colorectal cancer under the age of 50 years in racial and ethnic minorities living in the United States. After reviewing SEER and NAACCR data, researchers published their findings in Cancer Medicine and found that racial and ethnic minorities suffer at higher rates from colorectal cancer. Read more

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