Tush Talks is a series that aims to support patients, caregivers and their families with practical information about colorectal cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. The webinars will occur on a monthly basis and will be led by Colorectal Cancer Canada’s Patient Support Specialist, Chana Cohen, alongside a range of guest speakers including surgical and medical oncologists, social workers, fertility specialists, and more.
Tush Talks : Self-care For Cancer Patients
Join Chana Cohen, CCC's Patient Support Specialist, and our special guest Ilene Shiller, Program Manager at Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation as they explore the topics of stress, the need for self-care among cancer patients, types of self-care, barriers to self-care, and how to best overcomes these barriers.
Tush Talks: Colorectal Cancer Screening
Join our Patient Support Specialist, Chana Cohen, as she discusses colorectal cancer screening with Dr. Marylise Boutros, colorectal surgeon and head of the Jewish General Hospital Colon and Rectal Surgery Research Program in Montreal, Quebec. Learn about the difference between average and high risk for colorectal cancer, when to start screening, and the difference among screening tests.
Tush Talks: Demystifying Palliative Care
Palliative care is often considered synonymous with end-of-life care, but it can in fact provide a means for patients with serious illnesses and their families to improve their quality of life at all stages of illness. Join our Patient Support Specialist Chana Cohen and Zelda Freitas, Clinical Senior Advisor of Professional Practices and Directorate of Rehabilitation and Multidisciplinary Services (DRSM), and Adjunct Professor at the School of Social Work at McGill University, as they discuss the origins of palliative care, how it has evolved over the years, what palliative care can offer at different stages of a person’s disease, and more.