Posted on May 1, 2015
Eli Lilly and Company recently announced that the FDA has approved the use of Cyramza with FOLFIRI as a second-line treatment for colorectal cancer. This treatment, previously approved for use with advanced or metastatic gastric and lung cancer, now provides metastatic colorectal cancer patients with another biologic to use in the fight against their disease.
Posted on April 21, 2015
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 you healthcare management. It’s never too early to start making small changes in your daily life that can add up in big ways, so on April 15 we hosted our Conversations Webinar “Don’t be a Couch Potato: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior & Your Colon,” which explored the relationship between the level of physical activity and your colon. This topic also addressed how exercise is linked to prevention and recurrence, as well as the effects of sedentary behavior.
Did you miss the webinar? No problem! Check out these top 5 takeaways and watch the replay.
Posted on March 25, 2015
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 you healthcare management. On March 18, we hosted our Conversations Webinar on CT (or virtual) colonography with Dr. David H. Kim, MD, FACR, FSAR, Professor of Radiology, Vice Chair of Education, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, as our expert presenter. Weren’t able to make it? No worries. Check out Dr. Kim’s top 5 takeaways. Read more
Posted on March 23, 2015
Last month, we hosted a webinar in partnership with Allsup on what you need to know about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and colon cancer. Here’s 24 of your questions from the presentation answered by our experts. For more information, watch the replay, download the slides or call our free Helpline at (877) 422-2030.
I have neuropathy in both my hands and feet and I am still being denied.
If you have been denied, you have the right to appeal. For more information on the appeal process visit http://www.allsup.com/about-ssdi/ssdi-process. You can also call Allsup’s Disability Evaluation Center at (888) 841-2126 if you would like help with your appeal.
Posted on March 16, 2015
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US. And although there is no single cause, one in 20 people will be diagnosed with this disease. Did you know that certain factors can push this risk even higher – up to 100%? Having these risk factors on your radar from a young age will allow you to be your own advocate and be proactive about your health and screenings. Find out what Dr. William E. Karnes of the University of California Irvine has to say. Read more