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Colon Cancer Ruined My Kidneys But Didn't Ruin Me

March 3, 2017
My first HIPEC surgery Friday on 1/21/2005, lasted 14 hours. I was so close to death my surgeon said I wouldn’t have lived through the weekend without it. During the surgery that saved my life, my right ureter was nicked. That tiny little whole in a tiny little tube would have a catastrophic…

The day cancer took me from anticipation to devastation -- and then we danced

February 2, 2017
Tom Marsilje and his daughters “CT scan of the abdomen shows the patient to have multiple bilateral, too numerous to count, liver lesions consistent with widespread liver metastases.” My jaw dropped as I read the report. My vision blurred. The world before my eyes spun and came to a…

The single life with cancer.

February 2, 2017
. Hindsight- recognition of the realities, possibilities, or requirements of a situation, event, decision etc., after its occurrence. My name is Kenny Toye. November 2012 I was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. I am blessed to be cancer free at the time of writing. When the news spread…

Single Cancer Survivor

January 1, 2017
“Hello, my name is Lauren. I’m single and a cancer survivor. Want to date me?” I dread the mere thought of this becoming my name tag in the dating world. But around June 2015, I was looking to get back into the dating game after a recent break up. Most of my previous partners have been guys I…

ON THE RISE

November 11, 2016
By Krista Wilson President of The Colon Club Colossal Idea Molly (McMaster) Morgoslepov was diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer on her 23rd birthday. Feeling broken and alone she set out to and eventually met another young adult survivor - Amanda Sherwood (read their story here:…

The Kimberly Fund

October 10, 2016

Colon Talk

October 10, 2016

Amino

October 10, 2016

March Blue

October 10, 2016
  By Leighann Sturgin Infusing IV fluids all day and TPN at night I have to pee…quite often. If it’s not my ostomy, it’s my bladder but I feel like I’m running to the bathroom 100 times a day. At night, I frequently dream I’m searching for a bathroom. Sometimes in my dreams I find a…

Colon Camp 2017

September 9, 2016
Guest Blog by Kenny Toye, Featured Survivor in 2017 Colondar After my last chemo treatment, the nurse disconnected me from the chemo device that was attached to me every 2 weeks for two days, I thought the world would celebrate with me like I won the Super Bowl, The NBA championship and The…