Posted on January 6, 2014
Most days, I wake up knowing that I have one of the best jobs in the world. That is what makes days like this all the more brutal.
Even after three years of working at the Colon Cancer Alliance, it still hits me hard every time I get the news that we’ve lost one of our own. Every. Single. Time. Read more
Posted on January 3, 2014
Have you been affected by colon cancer and want to help us crush this disease? Whether you’d like to go big or want to start small, there’s so much one person can do and it’s easy to get involved – and the months leading up to March are the perfect time to get started! We need your help; become a volunteer in our Community Outreach Volunteer Program and help us knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers for good! Check out the opportunities. Read more
Posted on December 23, 2013
The holidays are a time of joy and challenges, often both stemming from one source: family. No one loves you quite like your family, but no one pushes your buttons quite like them either! Why not take advantage of the extra time you’ll be spending with them this holiday season and take the opportunity to raise awareness for colon cancer?
Our Patient Support staff had a little holiday fun and came up with nine ways to subtly (or not so subtly) sneak colon cancer screening and education into your family or work gathering. Caution: results may vary. Read more
Posted on December 17, 2013
On the surface, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. Movies and advertisements tell us we should spend from Thanksgiving to New Year’s in a state of constant gratitude, warmth and happiness. They also tell us we have to buy all the right gifts, cook every meal to perfection, decorate our houses like Martha Stewart and, in the copious free time left after all this effort, make sure each of our friends and family knows just how important they are to us. Read more
Posted on December 16, 2013
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting he issue a presidential proclamation designating March 2014 National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. 146 members of Congress signed onto the letter in support of Rep. Payne, Jr.’s efforts.
Earlier this year, Rep. Payne, Jr. introduced House Resolution 69 designating March 2013 as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Check out the letter to President Obama below & find out how you can get involved with turning your state blue. Read more