Entries by Cindy Borassi

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2020 Global Colon Cancer Challenge

The 2020 Challenge has gone virtual during this unprecedented time. By going virtual you can still raise awareness and fund colorectal cancer research sorely needs now more than ever.  Our goal is to collectively take 1.8 million steps a day (representing 1.8 Million diagnoses per year). This will enable us to cover 41,672 miles OR […]

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What Causes Colon Cancer?

Predicting when or if colon cancer will develop is not possible, but predicting due to high risk factors can save lives. Early detection through screening can prevent cancer and keep it at a treatable stage. General Causes  While many different factors can lead to colon cancer, the exact cause is unknown. Being aware of the […]

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What is Advanced Colon Cancer?

Colon cancer develops in stages. Depending on what stage the cancer is at will determine the type of treatment you will receive. Once tested and diagnosed, the doctor will know what stage it is at. Stages of Colon Cancer  While it is considered the 4 stages it begins at zero. Stage 0  This is the […]

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Colon Cancer Caregivers

If you or a loved one is living with colon cancer or in recovery from treatment, you know how difficult it can be. It can also make a drastic difference in the patient’s recovery. Their involvement can vary, depending on many factors. Mostly, it will depend on the stage of colon cancer, the patient’s age […]

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2020 Colon Cancer Challenge Goes Global

The 2020 Challenge has gone virtual during this unprecedented time. By going virtual you can still raise awareness and funds colorectal cancer research sorely needs now more than ever.  Our goal is to collectively take 1.8 million steps a day (representing 1.8 Million diagnoses per year). This will enable us to cover 41,672 miles OR […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Colonoscopy

The Coronavirus pandemic has many Americans putting life on hold, bracing for the new normal that is social distancing and staying home during these uncertain times. For many the pandemic has also delayed lifesaving screenings as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has urged patients to delay any elective surgeries or procedures at […]

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A LETTER TO OUR COMMUNITY OF PATIENTS, SURVIVORS AND CAREGIVERS

A LETTER TO OUR COMMUNITY OF PATIENTS, SURVIVORS AND CAREGIVERS Last updated March 18, 2020 Dear Friends, Here at the Colon Cancer Foundation we are thinking of our community of colorectal cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and loved ones during this trying time. Your health, safety, quality of life, and well-being are our top priorities. The […]

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NEW YORK JETS BILAL POWELL TEAMS UP WITH COLON CANCER FOUNDATION® TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS AND SAVE LIVES

Running Back To Support Foundation Efforts Through Survivor Visits, Fundraising and Special In-Game Tribute NEW YORK – New York Jets running back Bilal Powell and the Colon Cancer Foundation® announced today a new partnership aimed at defeating colon cancer and its devastating effects. Powell will help bring awareness to the disease, as well as generate […]