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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Colorectal Cancer
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trials
  • KRAS and Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Controlling Symptoms and Pain
  • Nutritional and Hydration Concerns and Tips
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

David P. Ryan, MD

Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Clinical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Director, Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Leonard Saltz, MD

Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Head, Colorectal Oncology Section, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Allyson J. Ocean, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell

Mark B. Pochapin, MD

Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Sholtz-Leeds Professor of Gastroenterology, Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

Martha Raymond

Patient Support and Outreach Director, Colon Cancer Alliance

Elizabeth Ezra, MSW, OSW-C

Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 31, 2014.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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