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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

Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it.

May is Oncology Nursing Month. Lindsay, an Oncology Nurse, wrote a really striking piece on her blog, Here Comes the Sun, about everything she didn’t know until she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colorectal Cancer. She has graciously given us … 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

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

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

November is Family History Month!

  November is Family History Month and so we have to ask – do you know your family history? Research has indicated that 1 in 4 colon cancer patients have some family history. If you have a 1st degree relative … Continue reading

Meet our April Spotlight Survivor: Eric Gilliland

Learn more below about Eric Gilliland, our featured Spotlight Survivor for April. We asked Eric some questions about surviving colon cancer and we’re so happy he obliged! Thanks, Eric! You kick butt! Can you please share a little bit about your … Continue reading