Rollin' to Colon!

According to a study published by cancer.gov, one of the best ways to prevent colon cancer, is to get moving! It has been said that you never forget how to ride a bike , so can you think of a better way to get started than on two wheels?

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Jaime Hann
Jimmy Kimmel Gets a Colonoscopy

Jimmy Kimmel recently received a unique gift for his 50th birthday: a colonoscopy. Katie Couric, who 18 years ago started the “Couric Effect” after sharing her own colonoscopy experience on the Today Show and increasing screenings by 20%, accompanied Kimmel to his procedure.

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Jaime Hann
Volunteer at one of our events!

In February 2000, President Clinton officially dedicated March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. With March only a month away and with so many awareness activities, we wanted to share some of the fun ways you can get involved to help throughout the whole year!

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Mikala Harden
Colon Cancer: A Family Affair?

Did you know that colon cancer can run in families? When brothers Jerry, John, and Ted learned of their 80-year-old father’s colon cancer diagnosis in August of 2013, they decided to get screened on the same day, back-to-back. All three scans came back clear! 

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Mikala Harden
Meet Amanda

Looking back after the diagnosis, there were warning signs that Melodee had shrugged off: dizziness, pain the gut, and bloating

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Mikala Harden
Colon-Healthy Foods for the Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, why not incorporate a yummy, colon-healthy dish? Fresh fruits and vegetables contribute to a healthy colon and can help ward off colon cancer. Here’s some produce that you’ll find at their nutritional peak (and on sale) in December to integrate into your holiday cookin’.

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    Mikala Harden
    Meet Andie

    For years, colon cancer was known as an older person’s cancer, with doctors recommending all people aged 50 or older get screened with a colonoscopy. However, more and more young people are being diagnosed with colon cancer, and it’s a good reminder to never ignore concerning symptoms and be an advocate for your healthcare.

    Andie was diagnosed with colon cancer at the age of 34.

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    Mikala Harden