Watch Now: What You Can Do to Prevent Colon Cancer
Many people don't realize that colon cancer is largely preventable with recommended screening. February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and leading into March, there’s no better time to share how easy it is to reduce your risk and
keep your colon healthy.
Watch Dr. Tim Byers explain what you can do to be proactive about your health and prevent colon cancer.
Five Easy Ways to Go Blue
Dress in Blue Day kicks off National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month on
Friday, March 1st. With less than a month to go, now’s the time to start
finalizing your Dress in Blue Day and
March plans! Here are five easy ways to show your support in addition to wearing blue:
1. Share why you'll be blue with "I'm Blue For" t-shirts
2. Replace your Facebook profile picture using our new social media tools
3. Start fundraising with your own webpage
4. Spread the word with free resources
5. Add your event to the Blue Star Calendar
Find more ideas and share how you'll be going blue at www.dressinblueday.com.
Alan Jackson to Play Sold-Out Show to Support Patients
We're thrilled to announce another partnership with country music legend Alan Jackson. Jackson will be headlining our sold-out 5th annual Stars Go Blue Benefit Concert on March 20th at the historic Ryman Auditorium. The evening will benefit our Blue Note Fund to help colon cancer patients in need. Thanks to sales of his book, Seasons of Sweetbriar, Alan has already contributed more than $23,000 to the program. We sincerely thank Alan and his wife, Denise, a colon cancer survivor, for their ongoing generosity.
Learn more about supporting patients through the Blue Note Fund.
Would You "LIKE" to Donate?
pump up the volume on colon cancer conversations, we recently partnered with La Peer Health Systems of Los Angeles for
a fun and quirky social media campaign. For every new “like” on their Facebook page in
December, they pledged to donate $5. The result? $2,000 donated to the CCA’s mission!
Thank you to La Peer Health for your dedication and generosity and to the 400
of YOU who contributed to this campaign by “liking!”
Who is Ready to See Michelle Obama Wear the Blue Star?
Don’t you think it’s time the White House honored National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? This March, we’re asking Michelle Obama to wear the blue star to raise awareness of colon cancer and promote screening on a national scale. Thanks to you, we've already had more than 1,200 take action. Help us reach 5,000 signatures!
Take 30 seconds to send the First Lady an email with our easy-to-use letter template!
February 12 – Stage IV-UM Chat: Surviving
February 15 - Last Day to Save 10% Off Merchandise with Code MARCH10 - Shop Now
February 19 - Webinar: The Latest in Colorectal Cancer Research
February 26 – Stage IV-UM Chat: Patient
March – National
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 1 – National
Dress in Blue Day
March 1 - 31 - Ask Michelle Obama to Wear the Blue Star Campaign
March 2 – Sacramento
Undy 5000 5K
March 8 - National Colon Cancer Screening Day
March 9 – San
Diego Undy 5000 5K
March 20 - 5th Annual Stars Go Blue Benefit Concert
March 23 – St.
Louis Undy 5000 5K
April 27 - Buffalo Undy 5000 5K