5 Tips for Your Next Colonoscopy

April 4, 2022
By: Maureen Coughlin, Salix Pharmaceuticals While many of you reading this post may be seasoned professionals when it comes to colorectal cancer screenings, for some, a simple colonoscopy can still be intimidating and a burdensome task. Even for those who have undergone several colonoscopies, the…

Veterans and Cancer

March 3, 2022
Active-duty military members, veterans and their families face unique challenges when navigating a cancer diagnosis. In addition to the extra complexities that can come with navigating the military and VA healthcare systems, cancer treatment and side effects can prevent members from performing…


January 1, 2022
By Alba Wilson-Axpe Humans are terrified of the unknown. It's natural instinct to self preserve, value safety, crave control, and demand power; all of which aren’t guaranteed in a realm of obscurity. Personally, I’m constantly seeking control, as in my mind, control translates to stability;…

Trauma, Stress, and PTSD

June 6, 2021
Chad Latta, counselor and stage III rectal cancer survivor shares his thoughts on the intersection of mental health and cancer.

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.