CCA Welcomes New Patient Support Advocate
Please join us in giving a big welcome to the newest member of the CCA Patient Support team, Randy Henniger! Randy is a 26 year colon cancer survivor with a permanent colostomy. His compassion, genuine desire to help others, and strong work ethic make him a perfect fit for the CCA team. In Randy's own words, he is "excited to join the CCA staff and looking forward to helping patients, survivors and their families." Read more on his My CRC Connections page. Welcome to the team, Randy!
Eat Your Vegetables!
It’s no secret that a diet
full of fruits and veggies can help you stay in top shape, but did you know it's one of the best ways to keep your colon healthy?
September is Fruit
and Veggies – More Matters Month. Take this opportunity to learn how easy it is
to increase your intake of these good-for-you foods. Visit fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org for recipes and shopping lists.
For more information on colon health and diet, check out: Prevention & Screening: Maintaining a Healthy Diet, Julie Lanford: Nutrition: Creating and Maintaining a Healthy Diet and Video: Dr. Tim Byers & Preventing Colon Cancer.
Make a Huge Impact with a Mini Colon
We’re excited to announce the addition of the mini colon to our inflatable colon lineup. Customized with your organization’s logo, our inflatable colons are fun educational tools and attention-getters for your next event. Order yours today.
Get Ready for Undy Fever this Fall
Our Undy 5000 5K series is coming to a city near you this fall! Join us as we saves lives and bring attention to colon cancer in a unique and eye-catching way. Grab family, friends and coworkers and come see what all the hype is about!
Find an Undy race near you.
ACA Q&A Series
Over the next few months, Crawford Clay, CCA Patient
Advocacy Coordinator, will be answering your questions about the Affordable
Care Act (ACA) in this ongoing series. Email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to be
Q: “Can patients change employer-provided plans/insurance companies during the course of treatment without pre-existing exclusions? And has the ability to keep your insurance from one job to the next been implemented, even if the carrier or plan is not available to the new employer?” – Amr R.
A:If you are moving from group plan to group plan, the short answer is yes. As we get closer to January 1, 2014, it becomes even clearer. Learn more.
September 22 - Piedmont Triad Undy 5000
September 29 - Washington, DC Undy 5000
October 6 - World Ostomy Day
October 13 - Cincinnati Undy 5000
October 20 - Nashville Undy 5000
October 27 - Dallas Undy 5000