COLONTOWN members talk about their experiences with colorectal cancer, and in COLONTOWN’s 80+ specialized neighborhoods. Highlights include the “Clinic” neighborhoods, where patients share information about clinical trials. Members of the Clinics have often identified trials that offer them new treatment options beyond what their own oncologists can provide.
NBC Nightly News story on new colorectal cancer screening recommendations
This story about the new American Cancer Society recommendation for colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45 features COLONTOWN member Lari Johnston talking about her experience.
NBC Nightly News story on COLONTOWN
The volunteer founder of COLONTOWN’s clinical trials neighborhoods, cancer researcher Tom Marsilje, explains how COLONTOWN members are finding clinical trial options through the community.
Charlie Rose: Cancer Breakthroughs
3/9/17: Guest host Katie Couric leads a discussion about new breakthroughs in cancer treatment, with experts including COLONTOWN’s own drug discovery researcher, Tom Marsilje.
Bloomberg Radio: “Markets” Interview with Tom Marsilje
In this April 3, 2017 interview by Carol Massar, COLONTOWN’s Dr. Tom Marsilje explains how members of the Clinic neighborhood are interacting with researchers and learning both about the science behind new therapies and available trials currently recruiting.