healtheo360.com is an online caring community where people with ANY chronic condition, from cancer to diabetes, can watch videos of inspiration to encourage and support each other...please visit the site and help raise awareness!!View Thread
This is an excellent resource site for all pre and post operative ostomy patients. Links to 80 country ostomy associations/manufacturers of ostomy appliances (no advertisements) and many other resources. Contains unique new ostomy product reviews and has a special section for all child ostomates. (The Gastronauts) featuring real ostomate puppets on video. Free certificates of bravery under surgery sent worldwide to all child ostomates. Publicised by the UOAA 's The Phoenix September issue 2011, who are sponsoring a limited amount of free ostomy puppets to all ostomy children in the US. Applications to The Phoenix. Also book Unwanted Baggage 440 pages on life with a bag - ditto mention in the UOAA Journal.View Thread
My Colon Cancer Coach is designed to help people affected by colon cancer better understand their disease and treatment options.
By answering a few simple questions about your tumor stage, you will receive a report outlining treatment options that may be appropriate for patients like you. You can share this report with your doctor to help chart a treatment course.
The website questions are guided by the expertise of Richard M Goldberg, MD, who is on the Medical Advisory Board of Fight Colorectal Cancer and a volunteer with My Colon Cancer Coach.
My Colon Cancer Coach was created by Genomic Health with support from the non-profit advocacy group Fight Colorectal Cancer to help people diagnosed with colon cancer better understand their potential treatment options, and highlight specific questions that they may wish to discuss with their healthcare team. In return for its assistance, Genomic Health has provided Fight Colorectal Cancer with a charitable grant to run its educational programs. The information provided on this site is not medical advice and is not intended to replace the valuable counsel provided to you by your physician. Only you and your doctor can determine the treatment course that is best for you.View Thread
Managing the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment Presented by: Eden Stotsky-Himelfarb, Stage 3 Rectal Cancer Survivor and Nurse
Cancer treatment can cause many side effects. Some of these are easily controlled while others require specialized care. This chat will discuss some of the most common colorectal cancer treatment-related side effects and how they can be managed or treated.
· Check out the promotional video for this chat · Get a preview of this chat - listen to Eden speak about her experience managing the day-to-day journey of colorectal cancer and what she wishes she had known.
Wednesday, April 6 at 8 p.m. ET
This Tele-Chat is telephone and web-based. To listen to the live chat, call 1-888-537-7715 and enter access code 28943735#. Then, log-in to the My CRC Connections chat room to submit your questions for the speaker.
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