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Welcome Dartangia Robinson, Junior Administrator

Posted on May 29, 2015

Say hello to Dartangia Robinson—our new Junior Administrator! Dartangia is currently a student majoring in social psychology who loves to travel and go on nature walks with her son. She’s also interested in learning about technology and wild animals. Welcome to the family, Dartangia! 

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Ask Your Representative to Make Prevention A Priority!

Posted on May 27, 2015

Have you heard of the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act? Here’s the lowdown on why it’s important: currently, seniors covered by Medicare have to pay a coinsurance if their physician finds and removes potentially pre-cancerous polyps during a colonoscopy. Can you imagine waking up from a colonoscopy to discover you owe money you weren’t prepared to pay?

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

Posted on May 22, 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 your 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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Tammy McKay: Running Through Adversity

Posted on May 22, 2015

It was 2013, I was 41 and in the best shape of my life. I ran 40 miles a week and was taking control of my life after divorce. Becoming a single mommy to three wonderful children (one with a disability) was a challenge but also a blessing. With a new special guy in my life, I was on my way to happiness… Until that September.

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Who Determines Your Treatment Plan? It Might Not Be Your Doctor

Posted on May 20, 2015

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Clinical pathways, sometimes known as care pathways, are detailed plans that outline the treatment a cancer patient will receive. These pathways can help to ensure patients receive the best possible care based on the most recent scientific data. However, treatment is not a one-sized-fits-all sort of thing and some individuals may perform better on a treatment plan that is customized to their unique situation. Let’s break it down and discuss both sides of the clinical pathway issue.

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