Colonoscopy Prep, Chocolate Bars, and Strawberry Smoothies

It’s one of the most laughed about and complained about steps of the colonoscopy process: prep night. While it’s nobody favorite step, it’s a necessary, critical step to clear the rectum and colon before the procedure. A bad bowel prep could mean missed ademonas (polyps)…

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Q&A with a stage I survivor working in CRC prevention

Evan Conant is a stage I survivor from Colorado who works as a sales rep with Taiho Oncology. As a healthy 50-something with an extremely active lifestyle (skiing, mountain/road biking, trail running, mountaineering), colorectal cancer was the last thing on his mind. He scheduled his screening…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Margo Beck from Virginia

Meet Margo Margo Beck Richmond, Virginia Margo’s Story Once I turned 50 I thought I may as well get the ole colonoscopy scheduled.  I went in and expected to be released immediately but the doctor called me into a room, then and there I knew…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Sandy Muschenheim from Minnesota

MEET SANDY Sandy Muschenheim St. Paul, Minnesota Sandy’s Story I was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer during my baseline screening colonoscopy in 2011. My first liver metastasis was removed one year later.  I have had additional liver metastases removed in 2013 and 2015. I…

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Featuring: Dewey Longuski's Colonoscopy Song

OMS Contribution Dewey Longuski’s Colonoscopy Song After Dewey’s father was diagnosed with colorectal cancer a few years ago, Dewey realized how important it was to get people talking about getting screened. “My dad was diagnosed with colorectal cancer and it could have been prevented if…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Joe Jung from Illinois

Meet Joe Joe Jung, stage IV colon cancer survivor Lisle, Illinois Joe’s Story At age 40, after being diagnosed as anemic, I was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. After my colonoscopy, I was devastated with the results. I had a minefield of thousands of…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Steven Ring from Pennsylvania

Meet Steven Steven Ring, stage IV colon cancer Ardsley, Pennsylvania Steven’s Story In July 2007, on the advice of my cardiologist, I underwent gastric bypass bariatric weight loss surgery.  The effects were life saving.  Improvement in my diabetes, reduction of my blood pressure and a host of…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Jamie Orth from West Virginia

Meet Jamie Jamie Orth, stage IV colon cancer Wheeling, West Virginia Jamie’s Story My name is Jamie Orth. I am 27 years old and live in Wheeling, WV. In November of 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. On November 20, 2014, I had surgery at Cleveland…

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