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NEW RESEARCH: Young-Onset Colon Cancer on the Rise

Posted on October 24, 2014

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We continue to expand our efforts in getting young-onset colon cancer on map through our Never Too Young campaign and recent whitepaper because we’re invested in this topic and how it impacts our community. It’s exciting to see that as awareness grows about the increased incidence rates of colon cancer in the under 50 population, more researchers are taking this issue under their wing as an area of exploration. We attended the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology this week and learned about the work investigators at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York are doing on the topic. Read more

Round of Applause for KISS 107

Posted on October 15, 2014

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Last weekend we hosted the 5th Annual Cincinnati Undy Run/Walk at an exciting new location, Newport on the Levee! We were thrilled to host more than 500 participants and some really stellar sponsors and volunteers.

We also had the pleasure of having KISS 107 join in on the fun as our official media sponsor. We’re extending a very special thank you to KISS 107 for hitting the ground running to help create a buzz about the Undy in some fun and creative ways, including an online contest on www.kiss107.com for a chance to win free online registration. Read more

Register Now for Upcoming Summit Series

Posted on October 14, 2014

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That’s right, folks! Registration is officially open for our upcoming Summit Series – Fighting a Smarter War on Colorectal Cancer. We’ve partnered with our friends at Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation and Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center/Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers to ignite this one-of-a-kind event. Meet fellow patients, survivors & caregivers, learn from international medical leaders & help us identify and fill your unmet needs. It’s going to be an inspirational weekend of learning and friendship! Check out summit details below and register now. Read more

Hero of the Month: Central Arizona Chapter

Posted on October 10, 2014

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The passion and dedication of our Central Arizona Chapter continue to elevate our organization and inspire us every day. With the Phoenix Undy Run/Walk approaching next month, we’ve seen their hard work out in full force recently. Find out what drives this group and why they’re super excited for next month’s Undy! Read more

Probiotics and the Colon, a Perfect Fit

Posted on October 8, 2014

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When we hear the word ‘bacteria’ we don’t think of the word ‘healthy’.  Most often the word ‘bacteria’ usually conjures up images of dirt, spoilage or sickness. Many times bacteria can be linked to those descriptions, but there are other kinds of good bacteria that live in our intestinal tract, which benefit our health in many ways. The term probiotic is used to describe these healthy bacteria. Read more

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