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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

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

Passage of Smoking Cessation Bill supports Colon Cancer Prevention Project’s Mission

The Colon Cancer Prevention Project is thrilled by the announcement of the passage of Kentucky Senate Bill 89, an act relating to insurance coverage for tobacco cessation treatment. This bill will make medication and the services designed to help smokers … Continue reading