colon cancer screening

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

Colon Cancer Survivor, Eric Gilliland, to Play 100 Holes of Golf for Prevention and Awareness

Eric Gilliland, Golf Pro for Audubon Country Club and early-onset Colon Cancer Survivor, plans to participate in the PGA Golf Day where he will play 100 holes of golf to benefit the Colon Cancer Prevention Project.             “Since my diagnosis I’ve developed a heightened sense … Continue reading

Build A Little Nest: Advice for New Cancer Patients

Build A Little Nest: Advice for New Cancer Patients by Jessica Martin In my mind’s eye, I remember the initial period following my Stage IV colon cancer diagnosis at age 38 as a pile of blurry (due to all the … Continue reading

Women and Colorectal Cancer

As many of you know, this is Women’s Health Week. We wanted to take some time today to talk about colorectal cancer in women, risk factors, and how we can prevent it. The typical lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer … Continue reading

1-minute Advocacy to Save Senior Lives!

In 2017, it is estimated that 135,000 new colorectal cancer cases will be diagnosed and that more than 50,000 people will die of the same condition. As we all know, colorectal cancer is incredibly preventable. It’s so preventable that we’ve … 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

Can You Afford to Wait Until 50?

It’s day 2 of our week-long conversation about why the colon cancer community needs to begin the conversation about screening before 50. Thanks for tuning in! Yesterday, we learned about Karen Walsh and her powerful advocacy. Karen was the keynote speaker at the … Continue reading