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Q&A: 5-FU From A To Z

Posted on December 1, 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 5-FU, the most common colorectal cancer treatment, where we explored the history and benefits, as well as the causes and treatment of toxicities that arise in many patients. Participants listened in and asked the following questions. Read more

What Does Research Say Medical Marijuana Does For Colorectal Cancer?

Posted on October 12, 2016

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If there is one common theme in all of the literature and scientific papers, it is that cannabis and cannabinoids enhance the benefits of conventional treatment for side effect management. For cancer patients, this is most notable in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting as well as pain management.

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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

Why Should You Tell Your Doctor if You’re Using Medical Marijuana?

Posted on September 13, 2016

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Making your doctor aware that you’re using medical marijuana is not only a courtesy, but a potentially life-saving act. Marijuana interferes with the metabolism of many drugs, including some chemotherapies, and can affect how effective these drugs are.

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Q&A With the Doc: How Do I Survive These Side Effects?

Posted on September 6, 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 working with your doctor to manage your side effects. Participants listened in and asked the following questions. Read more

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