Posted on September 15, 2014
It’s a fact: 72% of women report being up-to-date on their breast health screenings while only a little more than half could say the same about colon cancer. Colon cancer screening tests save lives – just like breast exams and mammograms.
We’re getting a little cheeky with our Screen This Too! campaign this October, and we need you to be part of the movement and help spread the word! Read more
Posted on September 10, 2014
I want to share my father’s story with the world.
Education on colon cancer was always something my father pushed for. He was an advocate for screening and research and tried his hardest to become his own doctor. I have been blessed to share his story through his own words and outlook through this self-made video. I started documenting my father’s stage IV colon cancer journey in May 2013 and little did we know five months later, on September 16th, he would pass. This documentary is difficult for me and my family to share, but I am grateful to share it. Although this disease is painful and deadly for many patients and family members, it strengthened our family and showed us the most important things in life. Read more
Posted on September 5, 2014
The choice to choose red meat over white meat and even choosing vegetables and soy in place of meat all together has become a growing trend in the United States. Many people have heard the link between red meat and colorectal cancer causing them to morph into vegetarians. In fact, approximately 5 percent or 16 million people are vegetarian now and 33 percent are eating vegan or vegetarian meals more often, even though they do not practice a strict vegetarian diet. These numbers present an interesting question, is there really a scientific link between red meat and colorectal cancer? Read more
Posted on September 4, 2014
Hey, Undy fans!
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
Posted on September 2, 2014
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