Julie Lanford

4 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer

4 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer

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 Get Your Rear in Gear 2020 Race Race Facebook Event Page

Duration: 37 min

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