Living with Cancer

Living Well with a GI Cancer

In this special CURE Connections® video, developed in partnership with The Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, patients and caregivers who have navigated through the diagnosis of a gastrointestinal cancer reflect on ways in which they have managed challenges during the cancer journey, reminding viewers to seek out support and remain positive.


Maintaining a healthy diet is an important part of surviving with and after cancer.

Nutritional Tips

Tumor Profiling

The genetic profile of a tumor may be helpful in guiding treatment.

Discover Tumor Profiling

Genetic Counseling

Genetic counseling can help you learn more about hereditary risks for cancer.

Genetic Counseling

Young Adult CRC

Examine what we know about the growing incidence of early-onset CRC.

Early-Onset CRC

Patient & Family Support Groups

Find a community of support for all people affected by cancer.

Explore Your Options

Advocacy: GI Cancers Alliance

Discover the more than 95 advocacy organizations here to help you.

Find an Organization

Patient Educational Events

The Ruesch Center hosts many educational events throughout the year.

View Our Upcoming Events

Other Resources

Additional patient

resources available at Georgetown’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Available Resources

Parenting with Cancer

A general introductory resource for how to provide support to children during their parent’s cancer journey

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Proton Therapy

Proton therapy is a highly advanced and effective form of radiation therapy.

Learn About Proton Therapy

Caregiver Resources

A GI Cancer diagnosis impacts your family and close friends; learn more about support resources for caregivers.
Learn more about Caregiver Resources