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Top 5: Need to Know About Dehydration and Colon Cancer Treatment

Posted on May 22, 2015

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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 you healthcare management.

On May 20 we hosted our Conversations Webinar “Dehydration: Causes, Impact On Your Treatment and What You Can Do” with H2ORS, the creator of an oral rehydration system, to discuss how important being properly hydrated is to your success.

Did you miss the webinar? No problem! Check out these top 5 takeaways and watch the replay.

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Colon Health Alert: FDA Approves Second-Line Use of Cyramza

Posted on May 1, 2015

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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.

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Top 5: Need to Know About Physical Activity & Your Colon

Posted on April 21, 2015

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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 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.

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Top 5: Need to Know About CT Colonography

Posted on March 25, 2015

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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 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

Q&A: 24 Things You Need to Know About SSDI

Posted on March 23, 2015

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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.

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