Here are 5 colon-healthy recipes to add to your meal plan!
She had a reoccurrence in 2016, but keeps fighting on.Read More
The two most common inherited colorectal syndromes are Lynch Syndrome and FAP (familial adenomatous polyposis). They affect both genders and can develop at very young ages. Learn more about these syndromes.Read More
"A month before my 29th birthday, I was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer after having a colonoscopy. I was a healthy, active mom with two children under the age of two."Read More
Do you know the facts when it comes to colon cancer? As the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, we're here to help shine a light on important statistics that everyone should know.Read More
The Boxer 500 is a 5K run/walk, 1M walk and kid’s event to raise awareness and for colorectal cancer.Read More
10% of new colon cancer patients are under 50, and that number is on the rise.Read More
Stephen didn’t have any symptoms when he went in for his colonoscopy, but he was over 50 and he knew that it was time to get one. Even then, it took quite some time to finally get an appointment, and he’s so glad that he persisted with doctor’s offices and got screened. The colonoscopy came back to show that he had colon cancer: not the results he was expecting.Read More
According to cancer.org, As many as 1 in 5 people who develop colorectal cancer have other family members who have had it.Read More
Initially misdiagnosed as a gallbladder issue, Julie’s mother had a colonoscopy to “rule out” any colon issues. Upon completing the colonoscopy, the doctor couldn’t rule out cancer, so they had to wait for the biopsy results. It turned out that she had Stage 4 colon cancer, and had probably had it for 7-10 years prior to its discovery.Read More
We are hosting Rollin' to Colon - a colon cancer awareness ride on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at DC West High School in Valley, Nebraska.Read More
"For the challenge, two-person teams will complete 224 burpees in 20 minutes." Learn more about the Burpee Challenge for colon cancer awareness on April 23!Read More
This month we are asking you to wear blue and talk to your friends and family about screening.
Now is the time to start rallying your community!
A Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) is an at-home test that looks for hidden (occult) blood in your stool (fecal matter). Colon cancers, even early ones, tend to be fragile and bleed easily. The FOBT kit looks for trace amounts of blood in the stool, amounts that would not be visible to the naked eye.Read More
Chris is an athletic, healthy male who was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 39.
Despite it being one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers, there is a struggle for awareness of the disease and its prevention. When found early, it’s one of the most treatable cancers, but to be found people need to get screened.Read More
It’s a new year, new you! People everywhere are still sticking to their resolutions, and for many of us that means a healthier lifestyle. Did you know that nutrition can play a role in colon cancer? In fact, the number one cancer that one can prevent through diet is colon cancerRead More
Keisha is a healthy female who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at the age of 31.Read More
As we embark on a new year, we are excited to announce the launch of our new website (you’re on it now - what do you think?!) and our brand's updated look and feel. These changes more accurately reflect our cause and goals and this updated platform will serve as a better hub for you and all the great people out there looking for information and resources on colon cancer.Read More