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Our Conversations Webinar Series is an opportunity to link national experts in colorectal cancer and other related fields to you, right in the comfort of … read more

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Joan and Lyn have been the powerhouse co-chairs behind the Blue Hope Bash and the creative driving force behind the event’s incredibly successful auctions and … read more

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Young Woman With Tablet

For the third blog in our Young and Brave series, we wanted to explore the difference between left versus right-sided colon cancer. A review of … read more

Welcome Marie Sanya, Operations/Accounting Coordinator!

Posted on October 17, 2016


Help us welcome Marie, a new member of the Colon Cancer Alliance family! As Operations/Accounting Coordinator, Marie will be jumping right into the administrative duties and accounting needs of the office. We’re excited to have her join the team!   Read more

Welcome Jessica Rogers, Development Intern!

Posted on October 14, 2016


We are excited to have Jessica join on as our new Development Intern. She will work primarily with the Individual Giving and Corporate & Foundation Giving teams, enhancing overall fundraising efforts! Welcome to the family! Read more

To Claim Power To Improve Your Finances, You Have To Ask

Posted on October 14, 2016


Hi there! I’m Crawford. I’d like to take a minute to talk to you about a tricky subject: finances.

I’m a 12-year stage III rectal cancer survivor. I’ve also worked with the Colon Cancer Alliance’s free helpline for the past five years. Nearly half the calls we get are about money, so I’ve had a lot of experience talking about finances.

It’s a topic people can get pretty uncomfortable talking about. Read more

What Does Research Say Medical Marijuana Does For Colorectal Cancer?

Posted on October 12, 2016

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If there is one common theme in all of the literature and scientific papers, it is that cannabis and cannabinoids enhance the benefits of conventional treatment for side effect management. For cancer patients, this is most notable in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting as well as pain management.

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