You Might Not Have an iPhone in Your Colon, but…
August 16th is National Cancer Screening Day. That means it’s the perfect time to be
talking about the importance of getting your colon checked. Using the power of
comedy, this video, featuring YouTube star and Comedian Jack Vale, applauds
people who have had a colonoscopy and dispels the fears of getting tested. Get
in on the fun – share it with your loved ones!
Get Your Grill On, Colon-Friendly Style
With Labor Day just a few weeks away, we’re cramming to get
in all the grilling we can before summer comes to a close. But grilling gets a
bad rap in terms of its effect on our colon health. So what’s the real deal? Get
the scoop, plus some tips and tasty recipes.
Summer Must-Read: Powered By Hope
Chemo has taken its toll on her body. So has the radiation... She knows this may be her last Ironman. But none of that matters. Teri’s mission has nothing to do with time, nothing to do with pace, nothing to do with a PR. Teri’s mission is simply to complete the task at hand…
We continue to be inspired by Ironwoman and awareness superstar Teri Griege, and her new book is no exception. Check it out!
Get Your New KNOCK OUT Tee Today!
Want a great way to get people talking about colon cancer
year round? Check out our KNOCK OUT tee – now in dark blue! The words spell out a lifesaving
screening message, and bonus – it's super soft! Shop all our awareness
merch – including our sale section!
you’re young, you never expect to hear the words “you have cancer.” But as you
know, this cancer is becoming a reality for more and more young adults. Why?
That’s what we’re asking in 2015 with a breakthrough research opportunity focused
on young-onset colon cancer – but we need your support to make it happen! Learn more and donate
Your Voice: What Would You Tell Someone about to Start Chemo?
Following our post on the 5 Myths about Chemo last month, we asked you – the experts – for the #1 piece of advice you’d give someone about to start chemo. Check out what you said and add your thoughts.
Hero of the Month
At 43, Paul Weigel was a father, husband,
marathoner and triathlete. After being diagnosed with stage III colon cancer,
he was determined to beat his cancer. And on July 27th, 6 months after his
last round of chemo, he achieved one of the proudest accomplishments of his
day one, I had a mantra – if you dream in the impossible, the
incredible can come true.” Read Paul’s story.
August 12 - Stage IV-UM & Friendship Live Chat
August 16 - Nashville, TN Undy Run/Walk
August 16 - National Cancer Screening Day
August 16 - Colon Conscious Crusaders Undy Walk, Oakland, CA
August 19 - Stage IV-UM & Friendship Live Chat
August 23 - No Butts About It Undy Walk, Saginaw, MI
August 26 - Stage IV-UM & Friendship Live Chat
September 2 - Stage IV-UM & Friendship Live Chat
September 9 - Stage IV-UM & Friendship Live Chat
September 13 - Philadelphia, PA Undy Run/Walk
September 16 - Stage IV-UM & Friendship Live Chat
October 5 - Peoria, IL Undy Run/Walk
October 11 - Cincinnati, OH Undy Run/Walk