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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 ...

2013 Screening Saves National Challenge features projects nationwide

Posted by Erica Childs Warner, Director, Evaluation and Outreach on March 11th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Vote now for your favorite 2013 Challenge project! The third annual Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives National Challenge features 10 projects from across the country. From educating employees at work sites in Virginia and Pennsylvania to distributing colorectal cancer screening kits in Mississippi and Nebraska, read about the valuable work of the 2013 applicants and cast your vote! Colorectal cancer is preventable, yet over 142,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with the disease in 2013. ...

Prevent Cancer Super Colon takes a bite out of the Big Apple!

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on March 7th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Friday, March 1 marked not only the beginning of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month but also the first Prevent Cancer Super ColonTM stop of 2013 in one of the most famous places in the world - Times Square! Amidst all the bright neon signs and hustle and bustle of New Yorkers and travelers, stood the 20-foot-long and 8-foot-tall giant, interactive colon educational exhibit at the NASDAQ MarketSite. [caption id="attachment_9811" align="alignright" width="300"] Elvis stops by the Prevent ...