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21st Century Cures Initiative: Legislation We Need Now

Posted on April 30, 2015

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For the past year, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have asked patients, doctors, researchers and regulators:

  1. What needs to be done to develop new treatments and cures?
  2. How can we get these new therapies to patients faster? Read more

Welcome Antionette Rollins, Social Media Manager

Posted on April 27, 2015

Antionette Rollins

We’re happy to introduce you to Antionette Rollins, the new Social Media Manger who recently joined our Colon Cancer Alliance family. Antionette has previously worked as an Online Community Specialist and Web Writer and is passionate about online communications, especially in the nonprofit sector.

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Top 5: Need to Know About Physical Activity & Your Colon

Posted on April 21, 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 you healthcare management. It’s never too early to start making small changes in your daily life that can add up in big ways, so on April 15 we hosted our Conversations Webinar “Don’t be a Couch Potato: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior & Your Colon,” which explored the relationship between the level of physical activity and your colon. This topic also addressed how exercise is linked to prevention and recurrence, as well as the effects of sedentary behavior.

Did you miss the webinar? No problem! Check out these top 5 takeaways and watch the replay.

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Welcome Jack Jasper, Special Events Associate

Posted on April 10, 2015

Jack Jasper

Jack Jasper began his journey at the Colon Cancer Alliance as an intern this fall. And now, we are thrilled to introduce him as the newest full-time member of the Undy team. Please join us in (officially) welcoming Jack to the family!  Read more

We Are National Health Council Certified!

Posted on April 2, 2015

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We’re proud to tell you that in 2014, we met all of the requirements for the National Health Council Standards of Excellence Certification Program®! This program ensures patient advocacy group members maintain the highest standards of organizational effectiveness and public stewardship.   Read more

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