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Colorectal Cancer in Minorities Often Diagnosed at More Advanced Stages
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
1/14/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about the minority population being diagnosed with CRC at a younger age.
New Guidelines on How to Help Colorectal Cancer Survivors
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
9/23/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the growing need to provide better survivorship care to CRC patients.
A Different Treatment Option for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Monica Key  
5/20/2015   Post a comment
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about a procedure to help treat metastatic colorectal cancer to the liver.
Minimizing the Colon Cancer Risk With a Vegetarian Diet
Lori Smith  
3/27/2015   1 comment
Lori Smith talks about reducing the risk of colorectal cancer by following a vegetarian diet.
Ramucirumab Improves Survival for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients
Anna Azvolinsky  
1/28/2015   1 comment
Anna Azvolinsky discusses results from the RAISE trial from the 2015 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
Rethinking Metastatic Colon Cancer
Katherine Mitchell  
7/10/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell explains the options available for patients with advanced colon cancer.
Beer Marinated Grilled Meat? Yes, Please!
Laura Newton  
4/22/2014   7 comments
Oncology nutritionist Laura Newton explains a safer and healthier way to eat grilled meats.
Colorectal Screening Hits a Plateau
Michelle Bragazzi  
11/7/2013   9 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi shares a report explaining the recent findings of a colorectal screening survey.
Confessions of an Oncology Nurse: Hiding the FOBT Card
Joni Watson  
7/3/2013   13 comments
Joni Watson explains why she now has a better understanding of the barriers to cancer screening and prevention.
Remembering That Chemotherapy Does Have Risks: Final Diagnosis
Monica Key  
4/22/2013   6 comments
Monica Key explains a rare cardiac side affect precipitated by stress in the cancer patient.
Researcher Seeks Help Finding Solutions to Disparities in Colorectal Cancer
Michael Kaufman  
4/5/2013   6 comments
Michael Kaufman explains the importance of eliminating health disparities to help achieve a better outcome for colon cancer patients.
Colon Cancer Survivors Beware of High-Carb Intake
Michelle Bragazzi  
11/9/2012   14 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses the impact a high-carbohydrate may have on colon cancer recurrence.
Green Tea & GI Cancers in Women
Laura Newton  
11/7/2012   16 comments
Laura Newton discusses a new study that found women who regularly drank green tea had a decreased risk of stomach/esophageal and colorectal cancer.
Cancer Patients With Advanced Diseases May Expect a Cure
Michelle Bragazzi  
10/26/2012   22 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi states that cancer patients with advanced diseases may be overly optimistic about a cure.
Preventing the 2nd Leading Cancer Killer: Colon Cancer
Sharlene Bidini  
9/6/2012   16 comments
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini share three steps people can take to limit their colon cancer risk.
Zaltrap: A New Colorectal Drug Approved by the FDA
Monica Key  
8/13/2012   10 comments
Monica Key shares the news about a newly approved drug for colon cancer, the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
Calling Upon Congress to Approve Virtual Colonoscopy for Medicare Patients
Michelle Bragazzi  
7/23/2012   12 comments
Community Editor Michelle Bragazzi shares a news article urging Congress to pass the Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act.
Radiation-Induced Vaginal Stenosis
Lori Smith  
7/10/2012   8 comments
Lori Smith addresses a side effect that affects 88 percent of women treated for cervical cancer with radiation: vaginal stenosis.
Celebrating the Spirit of Father's Day
Michelle Bragazzi  
6/15/2012   8 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi reminds us that, as we celebrate Dad this weekend, it's also Men's Health Month, and there are opportunities to raise awareness for prostate, colon, and testicular cancer.
ASCO 2012: Advanced Practice Provider Seminar
Monica Key  
6/6/2012   7 comments
Monica Key shares the findings at a new pre-seminar offered at ASCO's annual meeting this year dedicated to nurse practioners.




Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Archived

Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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