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