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Colorectal Cancer

Colon cancer patient: Screening, early detection saved my life

Posted by Maryanne Kipe on March 25th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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In October of 2012, I became one of the estimated 1.6 million people that heard the words “you have cancer.” I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer through a regular cancer screening. While nobody ever wants to hear those words, I consider myself fortunate. My family, friends and co-workers have been supportive and loving throughout this experience, and I have access to excellent cancer treatment. [caption id="attachment_9973" align="alignright" width="300"] Maryanne Kipe, a colon cancer patient, encourages her friends ...

Blue skies, sunshine & the Prevent Cancer Super Colon in Cartersville, GA

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on March 21st, 2013 | No Comments »
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Last weekend the Prevent Cancer Super Colon visited the Hope Center in Cartersville, GA, a town rich in history located in the rolling hills of North Georgia. You couldn't ask for a more beautiful day to promote healthy living & colon cancer prevention at this outdoor event. At the event, guests had the opportunity to tour the Prevent Cancer Super Colon and receive important information about colorectal cancer prevention as well as a free take home ...

Make your voice heard to remove barriers to colorectal cancer screening tomorrow

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Director, Policy & Advocacy on March 19th, 2013 | No Comments »
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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, during which organizations and individuals around the country come together to raise awareness that colorectal cancer is preventable, beatable and treatable. Please join this national awareness effort tomorrow Wednesday, March 20, when Prevent Cancer Foundation and our partners Fight Colorectal Cancer, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, the American Gastroenterological Association, Colon Cancer Alliance and the American College of Gastroenterology will come together ...

It’s a brain, it’s a moon bounce, no…It’s the Prevent Cancer Super Colon!

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on March 18th, 2013 | No Comments »
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On Saturday March 9, the Prevent Cancer Super Colon visited the Walnut Square Mall in the small, charming town of Dalton, GA. Our exhibit brought in over 700 shoppers who were thrilled at the opportunity to step inside a giant colon! Shoppers of all ages were in awe as they looked at the different colon disorders, polyps and various stages of colon cancer. My three most memorable moments of the day were: Watching the reaction of ...