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Cancer Education Videos

At Norton Cancer Institute, we want to give our patients as much information as possible about their diagnosis, treatments and symptom management. Our patient education cancer video library is designed to enhance, not replace, the educational materials and information you receive in your health care provider’s office. We hope you find these videos helpful.

Common Side Effects for Cancer Patients
What are some ways cancer patients can relieve constipation?

What causes constipation in cancer patients?
Low blood counts and the risk of infection in cancer patients
Why do cancer patients have their blood drawn often?
Why do cancer patients often feel tired and weak?


Nutrition and Cancer Patients
Nutrition and cancer
Food safety for cancer patients
Eating during cancer treatment


Ports in Cancer Treatment
What is a port?
Taking care of your port and preventing infection
How your port may be used


Cancer Radiation Therapy

How does cancer radiation therapy work, and is it safe?
What are some side effects of radiation therapy?

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How to make colonoscopy prep easier

Colonoscopy prep is nothing to dread. Think of it as a good cleaning out with none of the pain or ill feelings you may associate with diarrhea. Planning ahead will make your colonoscopy prep easier. […]

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African Americans at higher risk for colorectal cancers, but screenings lag

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, African Americans have the highest rate of death and the shortest rate of survival for colorectal cancer. In fact, African Americans are 45% more likely than other groups […]

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Back from stage 3 ovarian cancer, Stephanie Virgin is a mom and thriving professional

Photo by Anna May Photography Stephanie Virgin was 29 and hoping to start a family, so ovarian cancer was the last thing on her mind — even when she experienced textbook symptoms. The Louisville native […]

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Surgeon’s mission trip takes expertise in women’s surgery to Nicaragua

Each year, more than 200 women are able to see David L. Doering, M.D., for issues requiring surgery for gynecologic cancers. A “Master Surgeon” as designated by the Surgical Review Corp., Dr. Doering uses minimally […]

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Lung screening catches woman’s cancer, avoids need for chemo or radiation

Margaret Taylor, 72, started smoking as a 14-year-old growing up in Tell City, Indiana. It became an addiction of at least a pack a day that lasted a total of 46 years. “Things were different […]

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How to make colonoscopy prep easier

Colonoscopy prep is nothing to dread. Think of it as a good cleaning out with none of the pain or ill feelings you may associate with diarrhea. Planning ahead will make your colonoscopy prep easier. […]

Read Full Story

African Americans at higher risk for colorectal cancers, but screenings lag

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, African Americans have the highest rate of death and the shortest rate of survival for colorectal cancer. In fact, African Americans are 45% more likely than other groups […]

Read Full Story

Back from stage 3 ovarian cancer, Stephanie Virgin is a mom and thriving professional

Photo by Anna May Photography Stephanie Virgin was 29 and hoping to start a family, so ovarian cancer was the last thing on her mind — even when she experienced textbook symptoms. The Louisville native […]

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Surgeon’s mission trip takes expertise in women’s surgery to Nicaragua

Each year, more than 200 women are able to see David L. Doering, M.D., for issues requiring surgery for gynecologic cancers. A “Master Surgeon” as designated by the Surgical Review Corp., Dr. Doering uses minimally […]

Read Full Story

Lung screening catches woman’s cancer, avoids need for chemo or radiation

Margaret Taylor, 72, started smoking as a 14-year-old growing up in Tell City, Indiana. It became an addiction of at least a pack a day that lasted a total of 46 years. “Things were different […]

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