June 2015 Webinar :: ASCO 2015 in Review

About the Webinar We discuss the latest research and treatments for colorectal cancer patients presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago in May 2015. Dr. Dustin Deming, a medical oncologist, new member of the Fight CRC Medical Advisory Board and colorectal cancer survivor, will guide us through the findings. Dr. Deming…  Read More

May 2015 Webinar– Liver Metastases

About the Webinar A common site for advanced colorectal cancer to spread is the liver. In this webinar we will discuss why that happens and some treatment options available for patients facing liver metastases. Presented By: MARWAN G. FAKIH, M.D. Dr. Fakih received his Medical Doctorate from the American University of Beirut in 1992. He subsequently…  Read More

March 2015 Webinar – Chemo in a Bottle

About the Webinar Is the future of medicine chemo pills? This webinar discussed oral chemotherapy and explained why some patients are offered the option to receive cancer treatment in a pill form. We also discussed the advantages and challenges of this emerging treatment option and highlighted the current therapies some patients receive. Watch below to learn about the future of…  Read More

FEBRUARY 2015 WEBINAR – WHAT 2015 HOLDS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER

About the Webinar To share the knowledge from 2015 GI ASCO, we’ve put together a free webinar where Dr. Al Benson, one of our Medical Advisory Board members, discuss key highlights as they pertain to colorectal cancer from the symposium and what they mean for patients. Dr. Al Benson Dr. Al Benson is the associate director of cooperative groups…  Read More

January 2014 Webinar – Genetic Syndromes of CRC

In our October webinar we spent time reviewing family history and importance.  In this webinar, we discussed genetic and familial syndromes that are specific to colorectal cancer.   Additionally, we talked about what you might look for in your family history and discussed implications for prevention and management of the colorectal cancer syndromes based on this information! Check out…  Read More

December 2014 Webinar – Nutrition & Bowel Obstructions

Nutrition is an important part of any cancer treatment plan, especially for those individuals who are undergoing colorectal cancer treatment and have had surgery to remove part of the colon. Another important consideration for patients who have had surgery to remove part of the colon is avoiding a bowel obstruction. Knowing which foods you should and…  Read More