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Richard M Goldberg, MD

About the Coach

Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital

Hear from the Coach

Colorectal Cancer Overview

An overview of colorectal cancer is provided by Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital. He explains how colon cancer forms and how each individual's cancer is unique and requires personalized diagnosis and treatment.

Diagnosing Colon Cancer

Details of a colon cancer diagnosis are explained by Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital.

Diagnostic Tests for Colon Cancer

Diagnostic tests that provide information about the unique biology of individual colon cancer tumors, which can help patients and their doctors decide on the best possible treatment strategies, are discussed by Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital.

Colon Cancer Treatment and Working with Your Health Care Team

The importance of being your own colon cancer advocate during your treatment, and seeking out help and information from your health care team when you need it, is stressed by Dr. Richard M. Goldberg. Dr. Goldberg is Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital.

Screening for Family Members of Colorectal Cancer Patients

Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital, explains the importance of urging family members of those diagnosed to be screened for colon cancer at the appropriate time.

Healthy Life Choices for Colon Cancer Patients and Survivors

Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital, provides the top lifestyle choices colorectal cancer patients and survivors should make—including eating well, staying active and not smoking.

Colon Cancer Health: Consider Vitamin D and Calcium or Aspirin

Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Physician-in-Chief and Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital, provides recommendations about daily supplements to improve colon health. Speak with your own doctor before taking any medication.

Fight Colorectal Cancer Offers Free Resources for Patients

Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization that provides information and resources to patients, empowers survivors, trains advocates and educates lawmakers to push for better policies around colorectal cancer prevention and treatment. Dr. Richard M. Goldberg, Colorectal Cancer Specialist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and James Cancer Hospital, sits on Fight Colorectal Cancer's medical advisory board.