March 1st marks the beginning of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that Kentucky as of 2013 ranks No. 1 for colon cancer incidence and No. 4 for colon cancer mortality in the U.S.? We’re working hard to change … Continue reading
BIG NEWS! As of Jan. 1, all screening colonoscopies in Kentucky are 100% covered by insurance. That means that if you have a screening colonoscopy (screening means that you don’t have symptoms or a family history) and a polyp … Continue reading
On Jan. 14, the Health & Welfare Committee will meet at noon in the Capitol Annex in Frankfort, Ky. to vote on this proposal. If you are in the area, please join us!
If you can’t make it, you can still play a key role. Continue reading
We are thrilled to recognize Janie Kasse, one of our volunteers who is #kickingbutt in many ways! Janie has been involved in so much of the work we do, and we are very grateful! Learn more about Janie here, including one interesting fact about her that most people don’t know! Continue reading
Learn more below about Becky Callahan, our featured Survivor Spotlight for December. Becky shares more about her personal experience with colon cancer, her advice for others, and more! Continue reading
By Andrea Uhde Shepherd, Executive Director Take a second to soak this in: In Kentucky, where we are based, more than half the 120 counties are in colon cancer hotspots. That’s the worst of the worst. I may have blushed when … Continue reading
We may have been 46 years apart in age, but Susie and I were really close. Nothing could separate us. Until colon cancer did. My friend Susie passed away last month after a long fight with this cancer. I’ve started making … Continue reading
THIS IS RICK BARNEY’S STORY. RICK CALLS IT BORING.
WE CALL IT AMAZING. THIS IS THE KIND OF STORY WE LOVE – THE STORY OF ON-TIME SCREENING.
HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED WHEN RICK GOT SCREENED AT AGE 50. Continue reading