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Managing Nutrition-Related Side Effects During the Holidays

Posted on December 3, 2014

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December is typically filled with holiday festivities and family events. And while these activities can be fun and exciting, they also tend to revolve around food – and lots of it. For someone dealing with colon cancer, all of this holiday food can be daunting. Many times, cancer treatment can affect appetite and lead to other side effects that may affect your ability to eat. If you’re dealing with negative side effects during the holidays, check out these tips for managing them. Read more

Why I Give (And Yes, I Do Work Here)

Posted on December 1, 2014

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With every non-profit ever created about to ask for your support on #GivingTuesday, I’m going to tell you why I choose to support the Colon Cancer Alliance. And yes, I do work here.

This might seem a little self-serving at first, but hear me out. Read more

VIDEO: Thank You & Happy Holidays

Posted on November 25, 2014

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This year we’ve helped more than one million people affected by this disease. This wouldn’t be possible without volunteers, advocates and supporters like YOU. Thank you for everything you do for our organization and the colon cancer community during the holidays and all year long. Every dollar raised and awareness event held gets us one step closer to taking this cancer down. THANK YOU and Happy Holidays! Read more

Top 10 Blue Stocking Stuffers

Posted on November 24, 2014

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We know you’ve got all the tasty food and drink of Turkey Day on your mind this week, but it’s never too early to start brainstorming gifts for next month’s December holidays! How about bringing a little colon cancer awareness into the holiday mix this year? Check out these top 10 blue stocking stuffers, perfect for proudly putting a blue stamp on this year’s holiday season!

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Tribute to Paula Thomas & Debbie Whitmore

Posted on November 20, 2014

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This month, we lost two remarkable colon cancer advocates to this disease – Paula Thomas and Debbie Whitmore. As we celebrate the lives and valiant journeys of these two leaders, our staff reflects on the contributions they made to the colon cancer space, and their own personal friendships with Paula and Debbie. Read more

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