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340B Drug Pricing Program: What You Need To Know

Posted on March 25, 2014

Living with cancer takes a toll on anyone, but it can be especially devastating for uninsured and low-income patients. That’s why the 340B Drug Pricing Program is such an important issue. Congress created this program in 1992 to help improve access to medical services for this population. The program works by providing discounted prescription drugs to hospitals and clinics that serve high numbers of uninsured, low-income patients. Since the program’s creation, however, concerns have grown about whether the 340B program has strayed from its original purpose. Read more

Final Days of March: We Need Your Help!

Posted on March 21, 2014

The countdown til the end of March has begun – we can’t believe this amazing month is coming to a close! But before the 31st rolls around, there are a some quick and easy ways you can take action and help raise a few bucks for our lifesaving mission. We’re talking as simple as one click. This may be your last chance to get in on the March action – let’s keep the momentum going ’til the very end! Thanks to these ridiculously awesome (and generous) partner organizations and to YOU for your continued support and helping us kick colon cancer’s butt this month!  Read more

Share Your Colonoscopy Tips with DSC CEO

Posted on March 17, 2014

As you know, Dollar Shave Club is sponsoring the Colon Cancer Alliance for National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We’re donating our time & money to help raise awareness about the importance of getting a colonoscopy. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance, colon cancer is 90% preventable when detected early. Read more

Twitter Chat: Tuesday 3/18

Posted on March 14, 2014

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women combined in the US, despite being one of the most preventable cancers. As part of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve partnered with Montefiore Medical Center to co-host a Twitter chat this Tuesday, March 18, at 12 p.m. ET. Read more

Ask the Expert: Digging for Data

Posted on March 11, 2014

Medicine, specifically cancer treatment, is different than it was 10 years ago. The growing use of digital technology has helped build communities and increase access to information, offering cancer patients the tools to become their own advocates. Read more