Entries by Nicholas Giustino

Famous Actor Raises Colon Cancer Awareness

Will Smith, best known for his role in the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and numerous blockbuster movies, made headline news for his role in raising awareness of colon cancer.    African-Americans have the highest death rate and shortest survival of most cancers in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. Colon cancer […]

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Staying Healthy Around The Holidays

During the holiday season, it can be difficult to stay healthy and keep your lifestyle and fitness goals. However, maintaining a healthy diet and staying active is a key component to helping fight early age onset colon cancer. Find a way to balance the holiday season with your loved ones and also keeping your health […]

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Join Us for the 2019 Ride for Research

If you’re in New York City this upcoming week, join the Colon Cancer Foundation for our 2019 Ride for Research. We’ll be clipping in for a Charity Spin Class that will benefit our work to help eradicate colon cancer and support survivors and patients. In the United States, colon cancer is the third leading cause […]

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Donate to the Colon Cancer Foundation on Giving Tuesday

Have you heard of Giving Tuesday before? It’s the perfect time to show your support for the Colon Cancer Foundation by making a quick and easy donation. Giving Tuesday occurs on the Thursday after Thanksgiving, which means it lands on Dec. 3, 2019, this year. Join the millions of Americans across the country who are […]

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Thomas Weber, MD, FACS Founder Honored at the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) 2019 Annual Meeting

Friends, peers and patients gathered at the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) 2019 annual meeting in Baltimore to remember the late Thomas Weber, MD, FACS founder and president of the Colon Cancer Foundation and past chairman of the NCCRT. Attendees emphasized the importance of honoring Dr. Weber’s legacy by accepting his challenge to continue to […]

NATIONAL CAREGIVER MONTH

“Finding Faith and Hope” – Recognizing National Caregiver Month My name is Nadya and I would like to share my story with you with the hope that I can spread awareness of early onset colon cancer and the critical role caregivers play in a patient’s cancer journey. I am in the process of writing a […]

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Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Young Adults in Developed Countries

With the recent announcement of lowering the standard screening age to 45-years-old, it’s no surprise that colon cancer is on the rise among young adults in developed countries. Despite rates decreasing in older adults  due to increased screening, early-age onset colorectal cancer continues to affect Americans nationwide. According to the study, colon cancer rates remained […]