I'm Listening . . . and so should you

I recall one of my bi-line descriptions when I first joined Twitter, way back when the service first started. I had listed: Listener, Storytelling. I love listening to stories and after all these years I’m surprisingly still moved when I hear or see a touching story that helps us learn and inspires us to appreciate our…  Read More

September 2013 Webinar – Pathways and Targets

Dr. Gail Eckhardt, Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, presented this months webinar directly from Boulder Colorado. Dr. Eckhardt discussed the basis of pathways within a cancer cell, and how (and why) they can affect treatment options for patients. Sh explained how we…  Read More

July 2013 Webinar Molecular and Tumor Testing

Molecular Testing and Tumor Testing: Why is this important? In this presentation Dr. Bekaii-Saab, MD will discuss the importance of testing the molecular biology of an individual patients tumor. How they do that and why it may or may not be important to have done. He will talk about how this is playing an even bigger…  Read More

June 2013 Webinar: What’s New & What’s On the Horizon in Colon Cancer?

In this joint presentation with CCA, Dr. John Marshall, Director of the Otto J Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers, Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Georgetown University Hospital and Associate Director for Clinical Research for Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center reports back from the 2013 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium co-sponsored by the…  Read More

May 2013 Webinars: Advancements in Rectal Cancer Treatments

Advancements in Rectal Cancer Treatments presented by Dr. Deborah Schrag, Medical Oncologist from Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Deborah Schrag covers therapy options, surgery options, and radiation options, that are specific to rectal cancer patients. She also touches on the importance of clinical trials for this population, and highlights a few trials in research that she…  Read More

April 2013 Webinar: Living Life with an Ostomy

An ostomy is probably one of the biggest fears that patients have when they are first discussing surgery for colorectal cancer. But there is no reason why “ostomates” as they are called cannot live full and active lives. Our presentation material was from Molly Pierce RN, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital Columbus Ohio NOTE: Due to…  Read More