Chemotherapy Side Effects :: December 2016 #CRCWebinar

Many colorectal cancer patients take chemotherapy as part of their treatment plan. In this webinar Ashley Glode, Pharm.D discusses chemo information and education, supportive care management for patients, and toxicity monitoring. She will discuss the importance of communicating with your doctors and care team to…

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Genetic Testing and You :: Nov 2016 CRCWebinar

In recognition of Family History Month, Fight CRC Medical Advisory Board member, Heather Hampel, MS, LGC, discusses the major subtypes of hereditary colon cancer, the types of genetic tests that will be useful for you and your family and what to do with your test…

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Trial Update NCI – MATCH :: October 2016 Webinar

Dr. O’Dwyer presented an exciting webinar on the National Cancer Institute-Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice trial, (NCI-MATCH or EAY131), including the most current enrollment information and an update on the treatment arms available and planned. This phase II precision medicine trial is currently available at…

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CRC Screening Guidelines – September 2016 Webinar

The screening guidelines for colorectal cancer were updated by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in June 2016. This webinar, Dr. Dennis Ahnen talks about the new guidelines and sheds light on the variety of screening options now available. In addition, this webinar will…

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Post ASCO Wrap-up – June 2016 Webinar

The June 15, 2016 webinar is an ASCO 2016 recap with Dr. Emily Chan. Dr. Chan discusses some of the latest research and treatments for colorectal cancer patients presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago in May of 2016….

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Rectal Cancer 101:: May 2016 Webinar

The May 25, 2016 webinar covered the topic of Rectal Cancer with Mary Mulkerin, BSN, RN. Mary discussed various issues related to rectal cancer, including incidence and prevalence, standard therapy and the role of surgery. In addition, she will address specific concerns that come up…

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Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials :: April 2016 Webinar

The April 27, 2016 webinar covered the topic of Clinical Trials with Dr. Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP, Fight CRC Medical Advisory Board member, Medical Oncologist and President of the National Medical Association. Dr. Mitchell focused on the importance of clinical trials and increasing patient diversity…

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Lynch Syndrome & Hereditary Colorectal Cancer:: March 2016 Webinar

The March 23, 2016 webinar covered the topic of Lynch Syndrome & Hereditary Colorectal Cancer – genetic counselor, Heather Herrmann, dives in to the topic of Lynch Syndrome to set the stage for our conversation for the OMS Showcase in Nashville about Colorectal Cancer under…

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Understanding Palliative Care :: January 2016 CRCWebinar

The January 29, 2016 webinar covered the topic of Palliative Care – specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for…

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Know Your Biomarker :: August 2015 Webinar

ABOUT THE WEBINAR This event was hosted by advocacy organizations Fight Colorectal Cancer, Chris4Life, Colon Cancer Alliance, and sponsored by Amgen. “Personalized” medicine is an approach to individualize treatment plans. Steps can be taken to identify which treatments may be more or less beneficial to…

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