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Posted on September 4, 2014

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It’s a fact: 72% of women report being up-to-date on their breast health screenings while only about half could say the same about colon cancer. Read more

Hero of the Month: Dottie Mattern

Posted on September 2, 2014

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At 70 years young, Dottie Mattern is in better physical condition than most 50-year-olds, but she is not taking that for granted as she makes final preparation for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball coast-to-coast endurance ride. This 12-year colon cancer survivor takes off from Daytona Beach, Florida on September 5th and will make the 4,150 mile trek to Tacoma, Washington on a quest to raise money for the Colon Cancer Alliance and Antique Motorcycle Foundation. Get to know Dottie and find out why we’re utterly inspired by this cancer warrior and motorcycling grandmom. Read more

Thoughts on the Ice-Bucket Challenge & Colon Cancer

Posted on August 29, 2014

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We’re sure that by this time, you’ve heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge and may have even participated yourself. On Facebook, we asked you if you thought it was an effective way to get the message out or too silly to work. The responses we received have been so incredible, that we chose one in particular who inspired us to think, reflect and question. Read more

“Somewhere I Never Thought I Would Be”

Posted on August 28, 2014

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“There were people dressed as super heroes, somber families remembering loved ones lost and enthusiastic survivors celebrating their monumental fight. Although I could pick out my teammates from the crowd by their neon shirts, I felt alone. The emotion of the event overwhelmed me from the moment I arrived. It was a steamy day in downtown Philadelphia and my group of family and friends were joining me at the Colon Cancer Alliance’s Undy Run/Walk. It was the first thing colon cancer related event that I had ever participated in, and it was somewhere I never thought I would be.” Read more

Calling All Stage IV Survivors & Caregivers!

Posted on August 27, 2014

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One of our partners is conducting a research project about metastatic colon cancer survivor and caregiver experiences. They are looking to interview stage IV survivors and caregivers (via video/phone and in person) to learn about your clinical experience and how the disease has impacted your life. Compensation is up to $150 for your time.   Read more