OMNI Health Media and Lifetime Television’s “The Balancing Act Takes on Cancer—Hear Us Roar” series continues with Part III, Understanding Colon Cancer, March 28, 2011

For Immediate Release March 23, 2011

Sun Valley, ID – OMNI Health Media and Lifetime Television’s “The Balancing Act Takes on Cancer—Hear Us Roar” series continues with Part III, Understanding Colon Cancer, March 28, 2011.

Each month “The Balancing Act Takes on Cancer—Hear Us Roar” series together with Women Magazine will take on different issues. Various experts will be joining The Balancing Act throughout the series to share their personal stories of how they were impacted by cancer—and what they’re doing to make a difference.

Charles Weaver, MD, Founder and Executive Editor of Women magazine, says, “We know that women make the majority of healthcare decisions for themselves and their families, and we are thrilled to be able to share valuable information and inspiring stories from the pages of Women with viewers.” The Balancing Act and Women magazine, along with the many special guests will provide messages of hope, inspiration, education and information that will help viewers on their own personal journeys.

Part III of the series, “Understanding Colon Cancer” will air March 28, 2011 on Lifetime Television at 7:00-8 AM EST & PST (6:00-7AM CST) and will feature Dr. Allyson Ocean. Dr. Ocean will provide helpful background about colon cancer and will discuss advances in the treatment the disease. Dr. Ocean is Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and an Anne Moore M.D. Clinical Scholar in Hematology-Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. She graduated with honors from the Tufts University School of Medicine and completed residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and abstracts and is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and American Association for Cancer Research.

About The Balancing Act: Produced by O2 Media, Inc—The Balancing Act airs on Lifetime Television at 7:00am (ET/PT) – and is America’s premier morning TV show that’s about women, for women, and trusted by women. Celebrating life and all there is to accomplish, The Balancing Act inspires and empowers with entertaining and educational segments, placing women in the best position to achieve success in every area of their lives. For more details about The Balancing Act, LLC please visit parent company O2 Media Inc. at Follow The Balancing Act on,, and

About OMNI Health Media: OMNI Health Media is a leading specialty publisher of women’s health & wellness, cancer-related information, websites, and content specifically for consumers. Established in 1996, OMNI develops and distributes multi-media health education content and programming, with an emphasis on cancer and women’s health.  OMNI has developed over 200 websites and supplies educational content and programming to over 1500 physicians for use on cancer center and clinic web sites. OMNI’s award-wining content programs reach over 1 million seekers of cancer information in English, Japanese, and Spanish each month. For more information, go to