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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: A 4th Generation Story

May 5, 2021
Colorectal cancer previvor Lauren shares her story about her experiences with FAP and her family history of the condition.

Cancer and COVID

April 4, 2021
What is it like to get COVID as a stage IV cancer patient?

Gaps in Care

April 4, 2021
Survivor and advocate Denelle Suranski was invited to The Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit to provide a testimonial about the gaps in care that young adults face when diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

Dear Advocates

March 3, 2021
I want to take a minute and talk about a hidden truth of advocacy.  This truth can come out throughout the year, however, there appears to be an increase in it especially in March, aka colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness month. 

Colonoscopy Prep Tips From a Friend

March 3, 2021
March is colorectal cancer awareness month, so let me give you a little help in getting screened. For those of you who may be a bit nervous for your first colonoscopy, let me tell you that prep really is the worst part! I put this together for a friend a while back, and I hope it helps someone out…

My Rock

March 3, 2021
Stage IV Survivor Nikki shares gratitude for the unwavering support of her husband Allen, and highlights the importance of celebrating our caregivers through colorectal cancer awareness month.

Life Insurance After Cancer

January 1, 2021
Vannora Hawkins shares her experience seeking life insurance coverage after stage IV colorectal cancer.

The Grand Canyon

January 1, 2021
Winning a free vacation is wonderful but winning The Colon Club’s raffle for a stay in a tiny house in Williams, AZ was extra special because of my relationship to the Grand Canyon and my own family history of colorectal cancer.

Diabetes and Colon Cancer

November 11, 2020
I don’t often speak about the extra weight I carry. It has been an invisible, cumbersome, massive weight that I have been dragging around 24 hours a day of my life for the last 29 years. I have learned to conceal it for fear of sympathy or being labeled the ‘sick girl’. You may catch glimpses of it…

Death of a Superhero

October 10, 2020
What happens to a superhero when they die? Does their light go out and dim into the darkness of the universe? Does their light transform into a star? Does their fight end? Does the villain who slayed them go into retirement and leave the people of the world alone? What really happens when we lose an…