WHAT THE HECK IS A DPD DEFICIENCY?

Stage IV survivor and advocate Kathy Oliver enjoys living in beautiful Huntington Beach, California. She was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012 and is surviving and thriving in spite of her disease. Her motto is “knowledge is power” and her mission is to help fellow…

Read Full Post

Meet the One Million Strong – Derrick Hardy from Arkansas

Meet Derrick Derrick Hardy, FAP Greenbrier, Arkansas Derrick’s Story My name is Derrick. I am 29 years old and I live in Greenbrier, Arkansas with my wife Ashley. We have two daughters Sophia, age 4, Maddison, age 5 and a son Mason, age 3. I learned…

Read Full Post

Meet the One Million Strong – Amanda H. From North Dakota

Meet Amanda Amanda Houston, survivor Fargo, North Dakota Amanda’s Story In August 2013, at the age of 34, I was diagnosed with stage II colon cancer. Shortly after, I was also diagnosed with Lynch syndrome. In November 2013, I received good news after having my three-month scans….

Read Full Post

Stage II Colon Cancer – Chemo or No Chemo?

A brief in a running series from 2013 ASCO® conference: Prognostic Tests – to use or not use . . .  or rather  … To treat or not to treat? New studies for stage II colon cancer patients contemplating chemotherapy . by: Nancy Roach One of…

Read Full Post

Highlights from ASCO 2011

While there weren’t new blockbuster announcements for colorectal cancer this year at the American Society for Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Annual Meeting, there was plenty of focus on making what we already have work better and on choosing the patients who will benefit the most from…

Read Full Post

Leading GI Cancer Researcher Updates Patients

Last night, Dr. Edith Mitchell of Thomas Jefferson University Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, updated colorectal cancer patients on the latest research and treatment news in an online webinar. Dr. Mitchell highlighted the most important news for colon and rectal cancer patients to come…

Read Full Post

Chemo or Not? A Tough Stage II Decision

Faced with the confusing decision about whether or not to have chemotherapy after surgery for your stage II colon cancer? Join us on September 20th from 8 to 9 pm for a webinar designed to help you make the best choice for you and your…

Read Full Post