Protecting Your Fertility

PROTECTING YOUR FERTILITY Many cancer patients face a number of family planning options before cancer treatment begins, as fertility can be challenged by many cancer treatments. My hope is all patients who are considering a family would receive information about their options for fertility preservation…

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An Update On Cancer Survivorship

I joined the Fight Colorectal Cancer team one year ago as the Director of Health Promotion. I came on board with a joint appointment as a researcher with the Cancer Prevention Research Center at the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH) and the University of…

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Happy National Cancer Survivor's Day

To all who’ve received that dreaded phone call or the unpleasant news of pathology reports. Who’ve handled the weight of bricks as anxiety floods the chest at the break of life-threatening news. Who’ve felt stomachs jump into throats, and then drop down into a pit….

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Meet the One Million Strong – Amy B. from California

Meet Amy Amy Jo Barnes, Survivor San Jose, California Amy’s Story I was diagnosed with colon cancer on September 30, 2011 at 57 years old during a routine wellness check.  I was blessed to have wonderful doctors, caring nurses, loving friends and wild co-workers who…

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National Day of Pampering for Cancer Survivors

Ladies and gentlemen, if you are a cancer survivor, next Tuesday, June 4th 2013 could be your special day to get some free pampering to kick off June as National Cancer Survivors Month. Tuesday June 4th i is becoming known as Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day….

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Sexual Issues for Cancer Survivors

With 12 million people in the U.S. living with and beyond cancer, health and psychosocial issues facing survivors are finally becoming active topics of research and discussion. The Oct. 20th Journal of Clinical Oncology  is a special “survivorship” issue featuring an array of special articles…

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National Cancer Survivor's Day — June 3

What a way to celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Survivor’s Day — a huge meeting of researchers, cancer research advocates, healthcare professionals who take care of people with cancer at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. Over 12 million people in…

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Giving Thanks for Colorectal Cancer Survivors

Today there are more than 1 million survivors of colon and rectal cancer in the United States, probably 600,000 to 700,000 with no sign of cancer. And we are grateful for their courage and persistence and for all the people that have made more cures…

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