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Hero of the Month: Anne Bergersen

Posted on July 9, 2015

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From spreading awareness at health fairs to planning Phoenix Undy Run/Walks, Anne Bergersen has been dedicated to our Central Arizona Chapter from the very beginning. As a colon cancer survivor, she doesn’t hesitate to share her story or a few encouraging words; as a dedicated volunteer, she’s willing to do what it takes to give back to the community. The former Chapter Chair may have recently stepped down, but her legacy in the chapter lives on. That’s why we’re excited to honor her as our Hero of the Month.

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In Memoriam: Remembering Jeanne A.

Posted on July 7, 2015

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We lost a true hero over the July 4th weekend. Today, we honor Jeanne Angalet, whose presence in our My CCA Support chat room, Blue Hope Nation, and Buddy Program was so constant that we almost took it for granted.

No matter how tough things were for her, she would show up, every day and make us laugh. In fact, you would nearly forget she had been fighting this disease for ten years. She was a hope and inspiration to everyone she met in our communities as well as in all of the support groups she so loved participating in. Read more

Board of Directors: Welcome to Our 2 Newest Members

Posted on July 1, 2015

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Exciting news! We’ve welcomed two new Board of Directors members to the Colon Cancer Alliance family this month. These professionals bring unique expertise, connection to the cause and commitment to our vision for a world free of colon cancer. We look forward to seeing their fresh perspectives come to life as they join our Board of dedicated leaders and take us steps closer to knocking out colon cancer.

Meet Riccardo de Marchi Trevisan and Tess Fraser.                                                  

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Welcome Jenni Wojnar, Special Event Manager

Posted on June 30, 2015

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It’s our pleasure to introduce our new Special Event Manager Jenni Wojnar! Jenni is bringing her passion for fundraising and non-profit work to the Undy team and we’re so excited to have her join the Colon Cancer Alliance family. Learn a little more about Jenni and help us welcome her!

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Top 5: Need to Know About Young Onset Colon Cancer

Posted on June 26, 2015

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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 your own home. The programs are designed to empower you to play a leading role in your healthcare management.

On June 16, we hosted “My Story: Colon Cancer Before 50” as part of the Never Too Young Coalition’s Young Survivors Week. We heard from four young survivors and Dr. Christopher Lieu, who informed us about this rising trend, including signs, symptoms and the importance of family history.

If you couldn’t make the webinar, you’re in luck! Here are the top 5 takeaways, along with the replay: 

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