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Welcome Jessica Rogers, Development Intern!

Posted on October 14, 2016

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We are excited to have Jessica join on as our new Development Intern. She will work primarily with the Individual Giving and Corporate & Foundation Giving teams, enhancing overall fundraising efforts! Welcome to the family! Read more

To Claim Power To Improve Your Finances, You Have To Ask

Posted on October 14, 2016

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Hi there! I’m Crawford. I’d like to take a minute to talk to you about a tricky subject: finances.

I’m a 12-year stage III rectal cancer survivor. I’ve also worked with the Colon Cancer Alliance’s free helpline for the past five years. Nearly half the calls we get are about money, so I’ve had a lot of experience talking about finances.

It’s a topic people can get pretty uncomfortable talking about. Read more

What Does Research Say Medical Marijuana Does For Colorectal Cancer?

Posted on October 12, 2016

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If there is one common theme in all of the literature and scientific papers, it is that cannabis and cannabinoids enhance the benefits of conventional treatment for side effect management. For cancer patients, this is most notable in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting as well as pain management.

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We’ll Miss You, MP

Posted on October 7, 2016

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It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the passing of our colleague, champion, and friend Michael Paul. MP, as he was known throughout our community, got involved in colon cancer awareness as a caretaker for his wife, Erica. After her passing, MP dedicated his career to fighting this disease and spreading awareness as a staff member at Chris4Life and the Colon Cancer Alliance for five years.  
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Q&A With Terri Taylor, RD, CSO: What Should I Eat After a Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis?

Posted on October 7, 2016

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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.

Last month, our webinar focused on questions of proper diet and oncological nutrition after a colorectal cancer diagnosis. To answer your questions, we brought in Terri Taylor, Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition from the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at HonorHealth Scottsdale, Arizona. Read more

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