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Renew Your Love in NYC!

Renew Your Love in NYC!

Renew your love in NYC this March! You and your spouse have lived through “in sickness and in health.” Honor your loved one by renewing your vows. Share your STRENGTH and INSPIRE the world by renewing your commitment to one another. Celebrate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by telling your love story and offering hope for the future. Who:  If you or your spouse is a colorectal cancer survivor, we’re looking for you! When & Where:  Monday, March 3, 2014 in Grand Central Station’s Vanderbilt Hall. The vow renewal ceremony will be one of the many events of our One Million Strong kickoff on this day.  (The vow renewal ceremony is expected to

Get a Loved One Screened with an E-Card

Know someone who needs to be screened for colorectal cancer? Send a gentle e-reminder with a card from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. You can add your own message and Help Catch a Killer. Other information about colorectal cancer, screening, and colonoscopy, including videos, is available from ASGE on the Screen4ColonCancer web site.

Cleveland Cavaliers Score Against Colon Cancer

Monday night, March 8, is Colon Cancer Awareness Night when the Cavaliers take on the San Antonio Spurs. Fans who attend the game will get a blue t-shirt promoting the March collaboration between the Cavs and the Cleveland Clinic — Score Against Colon Cancer. Nurses from the Cleveland Clinic will be at the arena with questionnaires to help determine individual risk scores for colorectal cancer.  The risk assessment is also available online.

Catch a Killer with CSI:NY's Hill Harper

Catch a Killer: Get Screened for Colon Cancer reminds African Americans to be screened for colorectal cancer. CSI:NY actor Hill Harper urges screening for colorectal cancer in a new PSA from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Guidelines suggest that those at average risk begin screening at age 50, however, some studies have shown that African-Americans are more frequently diagnosed with colon cancer at a younger age, leading some experts to suggest that African-Americans should begin screening at age 45.

Hockey Spitfires Raise CRC Awareness

The Windsor Spitfires are getting involved in promoting colorectal cancer screening this month. Teaming up with the Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program in Ontario, pharmacists will be at Spitfire games on March 4, 7, and 11 to provide information and free take-home colorectal cancer screening kits. Jumbotron messages from Spits General Manager Warren Rychel will encourage fans to “get checked”. Funds for local cancer programs will be raised during a silent auction for one of the special colon check jerseys that the team will be wearing during Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

Patient Power Radio Features Colon Cancer This Week

All this week,  colorectal cancer is the theme for PatientPowerRadio.Org. Patient Power Radio will be streaming replays of popular Patient Power radio programs focused on colorectal cancer round the clock from March Listen Andrew Schorr interview colorectal cancer experts and survivors from March 1st through March 5th in celebration of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.