Posted on November 5, 2014
For National Health Education Week on October 20-24, 2014, we asked you: what is the #1 thing you want the world to know about colon cancer? You shared some truly inspirational stories and information – thank you! Check out some of the top responses and continue the conversation. Read more
Posted on October 31, 2014
This month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final National Coverage Decision for Cologuard, making it the first FDA-approved stool DNA test for the detection of colon cancer and precancer covered for Medicare patients throughout the country. This came after the exciting US FDA approval of Cologuard in August. You may have heard some buzz earlier this week about Cologuard’s availability to the public. It turns out some of these facts were incorrect. In order to eliminate any confusion around this new colon cancer screening test, we’re setting the record straight. Check out our updated FAQ to find out what you need to know. Read more
Posted on October 15, 2014
Last weekend we hosted the 5th Annual Cincinnati Undy Run/Walk at an exciting new location, Newport on the Levee! We were thrilled to host more than 500 participants and some really stellar sponsors and volunteers.
We also had the pleasure of having KISS 107 join in on the fun as our official media sponsor. We’re extending a very special thank you to KISS 107 for hitting the ground running to help create a buzz about the Undy in some fun and creative ways, including an online contest on www.kiss107.com for a chance to win free online registration. Read more
Posted on October 14, 2014
That’s right, folks! Registration is officially open for our upcoming Summit Series – Fighting a Smarter War on Colorectal Cancer. We’ve partnered with our friends at Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation and Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center/Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers to ignite this one-of-a-kind event. Meet fellow patients, survivors & caregivers, learn from international medical leaders & help us identify and fill your unmet needs. It’s going to be an inspirational weekend of learning and friendship! Check out summit details below and register now. Read more
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