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4 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Release Date: 01/28/2020

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On this episode we’re discussing diagnosis & treatment of colon cancer with Joyce Fenstermaker, a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator at WFBH Comprehensive Cancer Center, about colon cancer screening and treatment process & coping with the anxiety that comes with a diagnosis.

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On this episode of the Triad Cancer Connection Podcast we’re discussing diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer with Joyce Fenstermaker, a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator at Wake Forest Baptist Health Comprehensive Cancer Center, about the colon cancer screening and treatment process and coping with the anxiety that comes with a diagnosis.

We also chat with cancer survivor and Board-Certified Medical Oncologist at Novant Health Oncology Specialists, Dr. Eugene Paschold about his personal cancer experience as well as his advice for patients from a doctor and patient perspective.

What we discuss:

  • How the process works
  • When it’s time to make treatment decisions
  • Why you should be asking for a second opinion
  • How to cope with the anxiety of a diagnosis and treatment
  • Where to go for help
  • How caregivers, friends and family can help someone facing a diagnosis of colon cancer

Links mentioned:

NCCN Guidelines for Colon Cancer Patients
Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center
Novant Health Oncology Specialists
Cancer Services, Inc.
Cancer Dietitian
Colon Cancer Coalition
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