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The Super Colon

I’ll admit it: The Prevent Cancer Super Colon is pretty super

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 4th, 2013 | No Comments »
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On September 29, the Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ made its way to Nationals Park for the annual Prevent Cancer 5k/Walk Run. 450 runners and walkers stepped through the Prevent Cancer Super Colon, exploring (and sometimes yanking at) various colon disorders. It was the making of nightmares for one little girl whose father had to drag her in (“This is for your health!”), but most visitors left knowledgeable albeit slightly horrified. Eighty-six percent of the visitors ...

Prevent Cancer Super Colon visits the Latin American Festival in Worcester, MA

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on August 21st, 2013 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ went to Worcester last weekend for the 23rd annual Latin American Festival. The exhibit was hosted by UMass Memorial Health Center. Volunteers gave out magnets, bracelets and our Guide to Preventable Cancers in English and Spanish. Among the 433 visitors were Congressman Jim McGovern and Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Executive Director Lisa McGovern. A drawing for a free iPad mini helped attract visitors to the exhibit where we spoke with ...

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 ...

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 ...