Colon cancer News
Breaking news in the research and screening world.
Improving On-Time Colorectal Cancer Screening Through Lead Time Messaging
5th Annual Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit – May 2-3, 2019
Are you or your colleagues actively working to prevent colon cancer? If so, we hope you’ll consider attending the 5th Annual Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer (EAO-CRC) Summit in May of this year. This event will bring together leading clinicians, … Continue reading
SB30 Press Release
The Colon Cancer Prevention Project’s work receives important boost from new legislation requiring Kentucky health benefit plans to cover genetic testing for those with cancer risk, as recommended by health care providers. LOUISVILLE, KY March 20, 2019- Senate Bill … Continue reading
A Letter From Dave Regarding the Latest CDC Study
In a recent study released by the CDC, the report showed that those living in rural areas had higher death rates from cancer than those in urban areas. This study showed there were a few contributing factors to the increased death … Continue reading
Genetic Counselor Licensure Coming to Kentucky!
We’re beyond thrilled that Govern Bevin has signed KY SB146 into law. This legislation provides for the licensure of Genetic Counselors in the state of Kentucky. Genetic counselors are specialized health care providers who are specifically trained to help families … Continue reading
The Importance of Knowing What’s In Your Genes by Justine Cooper
Today is Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day and we’re thrilled to share a guest post, written by Genetic Counselor, Justine Cooper. Thanks for sharing this information, Justine! We appreciate you and your advocacy! Many people may not consider having colon cancer … Continue reading
It’s March and we’re mad. You should be, too.
We need to talk. It’s March, which means it’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time when we bring greater attention and focus to the issue of colorectal cancer and its staggering impact. This March, we’re furious. Currently, the recommended screening … Continue reading
On Losing My Dad to Colon Cancer, Becoming a “Previvor,” and Saving My Life
Thanks for joining us again as we continue our week-long blog series on why it is ESSENTIAL that we start talking about colon cancer before the age of 50. On Monday, we learned about Karen Walsh, a passionate advocate for … Continue reading
Calling on the Medical and Colon Cancer Community
Thanks for tuning in as we continue our week-long blog series on why it is ESSENTIAL that we start talking about colon cancer before the age of 50. On Monday, we learned about Karen Walsh, a passionate advocate for colon … Continue reading
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