Patients - Living Well
Living Well with a GI 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.
The Importance of Communication
CURE Connections®, in partnership with The Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, provides this special video on the value of communication throughout the cancer journey in an effort to share first-hand insight from other patients and caregivers who have navigated through the diagnosis of a gastrointestinal cancer..
4 Things that Reduce the Risk of CRC
Dr. John Marshall discusses the four major factors that can reduce the risk of developing colon cancer, as well as subsequently reducing the risk of cancer recurrence. A daily regimen including a dose of aspirin, exercise, moderate sun exposure to improve endogenous vitamin D production, and introducing more tree nuts into meals, like almonds and cashews, can reduce both incidence and recurrence of colon cancer.
Nutrition in Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Michael Pishvaian discusses the various nutritional issues that can be present in many pancreatic cancer patients. A nutritionist can help develop a plan to reduce digestive complaints caused by pancreatic cancer, including diet changes or the introduction of the prescription pancreatic enzyme drug called CREON.