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dedicated to a World Without Colorectal Cancer through awareness, prevention, screening, and research.

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Could the Western Diet Be a Risk Factor for EAO-CRC?

Early-age onset colorectal cancer (EAO-CRC) rates have been steadily increasing in the U.S.. EAO-CRC, defined as colorectal cancer (CRC) found in patients under 50, has more than doubled since the 1990s. The recently concluded Early-Age Onset…
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Meet Our New Interns

The Colon Cancer Foundation is very excited to announce our new class of 2021 interns. . Scroll through to learn more about our amazing team!!   Laura Banazek Hi! My name is Laura Banazek and I am an Events Intern with the Colon Cancer…

Fundraiser Spotlight: Patricia

Patricia's story begins a bit differently than many Colon Cancer cases, when a tumor in her colon caused an infection, leading her to a diagnosis of Colon Cancer. Since her diagnosis, Patricia has made a great effort to spread awareness to people…

80% in Every Community

The Colon Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society have joined forces on an initiative called 80% in Every Community, which challenges you to take a stand against one of the most preventable forms of cancer – colorectal cancer – by getting screened, choosing a healthy way of eating and being physically active. The Colon Cancer Foundation is a founding member of this nationwide movement to reach 80% screened for colorectal cancer.

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