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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

I’m not “Big Stace,” but I do play her on TV

I’m Not “Big Stace,” But I Do Play Her on TV One Cancer Warrior’s Journey to Establish Her Identity   Above all else, cancer is a thief.  It ruthlessly steals and takes everything it possibly can from us – our … 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

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

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

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

Survivor Scoop – October 2015 edition

Read the first-ever edition of the Survivor Scoop newsletter here! It is a monthly e-mail newsletter that will be sent to all survivors; please share your feedback or ideas for future content, and watch for new features to come beginning in the November edition! Continue reading

Announcing the first recipient of our new Project Innovation grant program!

Read about the first recipient of the Project Innovation grant – and how the team behind the funded project is working to save lives in Knox County, Ky. here! Continue reading