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Meet the One Million Strong – Gordon C. from North Carolina

Meet the One Million Strong – Gordon C. from North Carolina

Be a part of One Million Strong and tell us how colorectal cancer has impacted your life! Share your story now!  MEET GORDON Gordon Cole, Survivor Greensboro, NC GORDON’S STORY Following his diagnosis of stage IV colorectal cancer in August 2003, Gordon has received radiation treatment, almost constant chemotherapy, a colon resection, two liver resections, RFA, a clinical trial (at Duke), two lung resections, and continuing maintenance chemo, along with a prostate cancer diagnosis in late ’06. He has participated in a clinical trial, and is still in treatment following a recurrence and side effects from radiation damage requiring surgeries, using his research knowledge to monitor his own treatment. He has

Update: Six States are now Blue Star States

It’s been an awesome month in colorectal cancer advocacy! Thanks to the colorectal cancer community, and especially The Colon Cancer Alliance, our Blue Star States campaign kicked off with great success in its first month! To-date, SIX states already declared March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The governor of Nebraska is on board and waiting to sign the proclamation in February. And many other states have already received requests thanks to hard-working, dedicated advocates! Here’s a quick rundown on where we stand. We’re making GREAT progress and hope to see the entire map fill up with blue stars in just a few months!   Live in one of these

Form a Virtual Team for NYC Colon Cancer Challenge

Can’t be in Central Park for the New York Colon Cancer Challenge on March 28th? Form a virtual team and help raise funds for colon cancer awareness, prevention, advocacy, and research. Or join other runners and walkers to participate as an individual or as part of a team. You can also make a gift as a sponsor for a team or an runner. If you want to run, you’ll have to hurry — the 4 mile and 15K runs are close to capacity and registration will soon close. In addition to the runs, a 1.7 mile Remembrance and Prevention Walk through the park will begin at 10 am on Sunday,