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We continue to be inspired by the hundreds of volunteers who are out there on the front lines, spearheading efforts to put colon cancer on … read more

Our Heroes

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Our Hero of the Month features inspiring individuals who are going above and beyond in the fight against colon cancer. This month we’re honoring Karen … read more

What's Happening?

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We’re thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the Colon Cancer Alliance team – Ms. Adina Frazier, Director of Special Events. For the … read more

Hero of the Month: Karen Eizman

Posted on January 13, 2015

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Our Hero of the Month features inspiring individuals who are going above and beyond in the fight against colon cancer. This month we’re honoring Karen Eizman. After losing her best friend to colon cancer, she set her mind to making a difference in the space and heightening awareness of this disease in her hometown of Philadelphia. She’s used her creative genius to get her community involved during National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Dress in Blue Day in March, and this year, she is asking you to get involved, too. Meet Karen and get inspired by what she has accomplished. Read more

Eric Hargis Appointed to NHC Board of Directors

Posted on January 13, 2015

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Congratulations to our fearless leader – CEO Eric Hargis  - who was recently elected to the National Health Council (NHC) Board of Directors. The NHC is the only organization that brings together all segments of the health community to provide a united voice for the more than 133 million people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their caregivers. At the Colon Cancer Alliance, we pride ourselves on having leadership who dive in, get their hands dirty and get involved in the health care community so we can have the biggest impact possible. Working together with other leaders in the space means our footprint can be multiplied and more lives can be saved, and that is what it’s all about. Read more

Welcome Adina Frazier, Special Events Director

Posted on January 13, 2015

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We’re thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the Colon Cancer Alliance team – Ms. Adina Frazier, Director of Special Events. For the last seven years, Adina has been the Director of Special Events at the Epilepsy Foundation. She joins us after having worked with many other run/walks, including the National Walk for Epilepsy, the Komen National Race for the Cure and the Whitman-Walker Clinic Aids Walk, among others. She is natural convener and loves cooking uberly fabulous and calorie-laden food from scratch. Please join us in welcoming Adina to the family! Read more

In Next 15 Years, Incidence in 20-34 Year Olds to Increase 90%

Posted on January 12, 2015

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Last month, the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA Surgery) published a new article on the incidences of colon and rectal cancer, focusing on age groups and predictions for the future. We sat down with Patient Advocate Medical Consultant Dr. Laura Porter to get her take on the new study. Read more

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