Countdown to Dress in Blue Day: Get Ready!
We are just 23 days out from National Dress in Blue Day on March 7th. Raise awareness, celebrate survivors and get blued – you've still got time to plan! Here are three easy ways to go blue today:
1. Ask your employer if your office can wear blue, post flyers, etc.
2. Change your Facebook profile picture or cover photo to an awareness image.
3. Talk to your doctor and get your local clinic or hospital involved.
Get more free downloads and ideas at dressinblueday.org!
This Tee Could Save a Life - Buy Now
Encourage your friends to take a closer look at their health and their colon cancer risk with this shirt. The words KNOCK OUT spell out: "This message could save your life. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States but it is largely preventable. Together we can knock it out. Get screened."
Save 25% off your order with code GETBLUED25. Shop now!
Welcome Eric Hargis, CEO
It is with excitement that we announce the appointment of Mr. Eric Hargis as the CEO of the Colon Cancer Alliance. Eric brings more than 30 years of experience leading national health organizations through strategic growth.
In Eric's own words: “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of the Colon Cancer Alliance, an organization that is directly saving lives."
Read the press release.
Under 50 Research Paper Published in Mayo Journal
We've got some seriously big 2014 news: our research addressing the rise in colon cancer in the under 50 population has been published in this month's issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Check it out at nevertooyoung.org!
Make a HUGE Impact with Your Very Own Inflatable Colon!
Get ready for Colon Cancer Awareness Month with an inflatable colon. Featuring various stages of disease, our colons are now available in three sizes – mini, medium and giant. This fun and memorable educational tool is a sure crowd-pleaser for your awareness event. Check out our new prices for March and new colon rental program.
Webinar: What's New in CRC Research?
Discover the latest in cancer research and patient care at our upcoming webinar on Wednesday, February 19th. Find out the latest highlights from the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and what they mean for you. Register now.
Hero of the Month
Dominic DiFede made it his personal mission to put colon cancer on the map after
losing his brother to this disease. Through his Undy 5000 and efforts during
Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Dominic's doing just that.
"As each person crosses the finish line at
the Undy 5000, remember this: no
matter how colon cancer has impacted you, on race day, you feel like you
February 19 - Free Webinar: 2014 GI Symposium Update: Personalized Medicine in Colorectal Cancer
March - National Colon Cancer Awareness Month
March 1 - Sacramento, CA Undy 5000 5K
March 5 - Colon Cancer Survivor Day
March 7 - National Dress in Blue Day
March 8 - Macon, GA Undy 5000 5K
March 8 - San Diego, CA Undy 5000 5K
March 22 - Scottsdale, AZ Colon Cancer Survivorship Symposium
March 29 - St. Louis, MO Undy 5000 5K
March 31 - Blue "Genes" Bash with AliveAndKickn in NYC
April 12 - Sonoma County, CA Undy 5000 5K
April 26 - Buffalo, NY Undy 5000 5K