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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation 031316
AN INTERVIEW WITH KRISTEN BAXTER FROM CROHN’S & COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA, DR. DAVID GRUNKEMEIR FROM THE OREGON CLINIC, DREW SCOTT, A PATIENT, AND HIS MOM JENN SCOTT ABOUT CROHN’S AND COLITIS DISEASE, THE FOUNDATION, AND SUMMER CAMP.
colitis the correct I just have crohn's and my small intestines and esophagus can. Was that like getting a diagnosis remove first allows about nine years old I mean I had no lap tight and
in the colon Helio Susan nutrition in the excuse me in the esophagus . Now all of a sudden when they eat it doesn't hurt. When they get the nutrients out of there's comic into the
A discussion with Kurt Baker, the “Exalted Ruler” of the Milwaukie Elks Lodge #2032, about the history of the Elks and the myriad of ways that they give back to the community, including their upcoming fundraiser, the Fear Asylum haunted house for Halloween. www.fearasylumhauntedhouse.com
father was Vietnam -- me blossom about eight years ago he developed. Throat cancer due to his exposure to Agent Orange and it's ever since he got six which is about eleven years ago has kind
American Cancer Society
A discussion with Barbara Sanders, from the American Cancer Society, and Mary Lou Burton, from Bravo! Wedding & Event, about the incredible work being done by ACS and the various events that are held to fund the fight against cancer , including the upcoming Bravo! Wedding Affair on Nov 11th at the Portland Art Museum. www.bravoweddingaffair.com www. cancer .org
what they are have. With -- Barbara Sanders today from the American Cancer Society as well as Mary Lou burden from Bravo wedding and event howry both. Atlanta. -- happy to be hair. A fantastic glad to have you. So let's say let's start Ellis introduce you guys first and find out value each team to be with your respective organizations and then we're gonna tell little bit to the American Cancer Society story that we'll do a little bit about the Bravo wedding of terror event and how the two have beautifully come together so let's start with that with you Barbara how did you come to be of American Cancer Society. I didn't actually think you're -- they -- catering business and the partly the area and get at the end of my career I wanted to make it change and make a difference in people's lives. I've been working with the American Cancer Society now just over two years and that -- English and then after actor which has no title the force that's typical. I love that I don't. And and let ideally I have volunteered with the partly Angel ball. I'm different our mission and I have the passion for the American cancer fighting. I love my met -- 1991 to cancer and I have many friends pure packet is fees and my goal is found to have my three wonderful daughters grow up in a world. -- without cancer and and in my job. I get can help at a meeting volunteers that the American Cancer Society had the model where we only have one paid staff person for the event that we put on and so it. Volunteer base that. And we could not minivan I -- I'm in charge of -- -- -- -- that happened in the city might my main job is -- gala. Thank you other things and because many -- that all these different Afghan. Goes to our mission which is to provide funds for research and education and services for cancer patients and their families. There aren't they aren't. The -- actually we have a panel raised with the money goes for our children camp called camp you can't do. -- can't hurt any child in Portland well in Horry can actually in Catholic Washington. That's in our current cancer treatment or within two years. And they also get -- -- which I think is so important because plan. I can only get cancer and a child especially. In effect the entire family is certainly important for these kids. That are struggling to have the support of their siblings parents to be convinced to get a break as well. Yeah a little bit about -- a -- and when it comes to cancer Lost my my father to cancer about eight years ago all he had throat cancer from there was actually complications from exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam oh my -- it took this long to get --
Relay For Life
A discussion with Whitney Welches about the Relay For Life fundraisers, specifically the Milwaukie relay, including what happens on the day and how you can donate and/or get involved. www.relayforlife.org
I lost about seven and a half years -- -- so -- throat cancer and because of that while he was going through all that -- about three year battle my family put together a group
Randall Children’s Hospital
A discussion with Cindy Hill, R.N., Nurse Executive for Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, about the fine work they do and the benefits of their brand new facility. www.legacyhealth.org/kidsonly
in years and years ago we had a three year battle with throat cancer and -- we didn't lose him but. The time that he spent there and the way that that hospital -- your family
A discussion with Mike Bryant, co-owner of Lacey’s House, about the many obstacles facing homeless veterans in the Portland area, and the good work they’re doing to get those brave men and women off the streets. www.laceyshouse.com
to them. I mean yeah my my father He who died of throat cancer . That the doctors determine was because of exposure to agent orange in Vietnam. I was as weird kind of lung cancer that had metastasized in his neck and I tell you because. Because it was in his throat and wasn't -- it was the type of cancer caused by exposure to agent orange but. Since it'd be formed in his neck and not his lungs. Getting help from the veterans affairs was insanely difficult. Because even though the doctors -- all laid out no this is what it is we see very clearly it's this but here they would say like evidence on the long sews -- that. -- -- but it is it's just this. Weird seeing them win because of age endorsed it doesn't four month. Correctly doesn't look like other cancers as a weird rare cancer but it's a rare cancer for either somebody smoked her whole life orbit exposed agent orange and -- Vietnam veteran brought a lot downward rotation Narnia. Yeah
Colorectal Cancer Awareness
A discussion with Dr. Joe Frankhouse, from Legacy Medical Group, about colorectal cancer awareness, education and prevention.
of data. It's it's obviously it's clear that our risk of colon cancer goes up as we age. Right. Now there are certain people they should begin their screening earlier than age 52 sorts of people would be people with a family history. Now family history of any cancer or specifically colon cancer Will specifically colon cancer -- you bring up the good point but let's bring up. A colon cancer first thought to have family history of colon cancer when it would mean by that is a first degree relative -- first street relatives -- mother a father or sibling. Tests in any of those people have had colorectal cancer You're -- increased Chris -- doubled risk. -- even more so than the average American we recommend you begin your screening at age 44. Ten years prior to diagnosis of that particular feeling never whichever is younger I said. Also additionally if you had second degree relatives I eat the grandfather and uncle a kid who knows he should also be -- -- forty. Okay -- to I had to have some some cancer in my family and my father had and throat cancer it was actually a lung cancer that it that the -- size in his throat. From exposure to agent orange in Vietnam. Now that is Serbs since that was caused by an outside source and would that mean that I am I'm a little more us susceptible to it. Known not necessarily shouldn't concern yourself about any links there. Are you begin your screening at the same -- as everyone else that's the only. Cancer in the family. Thank you alluded earlier to other cancers we do know there there's a small number of patients but a significant number that. That we do pay attention to where there is an obvious preponderance of of -- related to the uterus ovaries stomach and small intestine. There is certainly a very small number of patients but they do have a propensity for colorectal cancer When we see that variety of malignancy within me -- within a certain degree of consistency across generations itself. That is called hereditary non -- post this colon cancer syndrome. And usually there's a pretty strong link within the Stanley although it's a special case something that bears mentioning but I will admit that. A menu vehicle more because -- that might exist in the family and that's what's important bring this up if your physician. If probably doesn't change. When you need to be in screening for colorectal cancer -- Okay and in it's important that people get screened for this because this is a cancer that is if caught early enough is this fairly treat the schools are correct. You know what we say it's it's treatable
A discussion with David Diedrickson, from the Oregon Partnership, about their amazing Military Helpline and the incredible work they do for our veterans and their families.
war was Vietnam vet we lost in five years ago to and cancer he developed from his exposure to agent orange and have been trying for years and years to get the benefits for my mother and it because of the way it was me who put down in the in and medical paperwork. It was a type of lung cancer which is what you get from agent orange but had he had metastasized in his -- and all the paperwork it was. It -- on there as of this type throat cancer -- and that's where the bureaucracy in the red tape and everything kicked him like no no this was not this type
Children's Cancer Association
A discussion with Regina Ellis, the CEO and Founder of the Children's Cancer Association (CCA), about their one-of-a-kind programs designed to help children with life threatening diseases and their families.
but my father and his experience I have my father fighting with throat cancer for three years roots are and I think you -- And you know had had his ups and downs judgments of certain
Children's Cancer Association
A discussion with Mary Turina, the President and COO of the Children's Cancer Association, about this incredible organization and their upcoming annual event, the Celebration Of Courage.
my father about I guess is six years now -- go to throat cancer and he was 57 it was like have three year battle that we have with him. -- -- this three years to