After a negative colonoscopy, there is a significantly reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer if the exam was done by a gastroenterologist. Read the rest of this entry »
All this week, colorectal cancer is the theme for PatientPowerRadio.Org.
Patient Power Radio will be streaming replays of popular Patient Power radio programs focused on colorectal cancer round the clock from March
Listen Andrew Schorr interview colorectal cancer experts and survivors from March 1st through March 5th in celebration of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Read the rest of this entry »
Kashif Firozvi, MD of Capital Oncology & Hematology Associates will speak at a free workshop sponsored by the Wellness Community of Greater Washington DC on Monday evening, March 1, 2010 beginning at 6 pm.
People who attend will get a free copy of Frankly Speaking About Colorectal Cancer. Read the rest of this entry »
The Western North Carolina Evidence Academy plans a full day conference on Friday, March 12, 2010 at the Lake Junaluska Conference Center to explore issues of screening and advances in colorectal cancer treatment.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Registration deadline is March 5.
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, survivors and caregivers in Western North Carolina are invited to participate. CMEs and CEUs are available at no cost. Read the rest of this entry »
C3 advocate Suzanne Lindley testified at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing entitled “Medical Radiation: An Overview of the Issues” on Friday, February 26, 2010. The Subcommittee held the hearing to examine the potential benefits and risks of the use of radiation in medicine.
Suzanne spoke eloquently about how radiation therapies have allowed her to live and thrive with cancer. She told the Subcommittee Members her story of hope and survival made possible by medical imaging technology and advances in radiation therapy.