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Surgical Procedures: Colostomy

A colostomy is a surgical procedure that is done to connect the colon to the surface of the abdomen, allowing stool to pass into a collection bag.

Surgical Procedures: Ileostomy

An ileostomy is a surgical procedure that is done to bring the end of the small intestine, or ileum, to the surface of the abdomen to allow for stool to pass into an external collection device.


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Cancer Free(dom)
by Karen Arnold-Korzeniowski, BSN, RN
Sep 23, 2016

Helping Those We Don’t Like
by Bob Riter
Sep 15, 2016

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
by Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Sep 13, 2016

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Cancer Awareness

Summer Sun Safety Month

It’s summertime - that means fun, sun and vacations! Just because you are going through cancer treatment doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation. Watch the Cancer Goes to the Beach webinar to get tips and resources to plan a safe and stress free getaway. July is also UV Safety Month – learn all you need to know to stay sun safe this summer.


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Skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions: An internet-based survey
Radiation Dematitis Skin

Please help us to better understand skin cream usage for patients who develop skin redness/irritation during radiation therapy. We are very interested in the opinions and experience of both patients and providers regarding skin cream usage for radiation-related skin reactions. Your participation in this survey would be much appreciated.

I Wish U Knew!

I Wish U Knew is a video series featuring oncology professionals and survivors discussing what they wish patients and the public knew about cancer.