Get Your Rear in Gear During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K races and other events are scheduled in many cities in 2011 to get people to talk about colorectal cancer — with their families, their friends, and their doctors. During March 2011 there are Get Your Rear in Gear Runs in the following cities.  Click on a city near you for…  Read More

Running to Fight Colorectal Cancer? Let Us Know!

March and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month are almost here. If you are running a race — or sponsoring a walk — to raise awareness and funds for colorectal cancer, let us know. We’ll post it here on Research News. Be sure to give us a link so people can find you and send the details of…  Read More

Free Colorectal Screening Kits in St. Cloud, MN

During March pick up a free colorectal cancer screening kit, complete it at home, and mail it back. Immunochemical fecal occult blood test (iFOBT) screening kits are are available at the drive-up window at CentraCare Pharmacy at St. Cloud Hospital and at the Coborn Cancer Center. Reminder from the folks at CentraCare Health System: This screening…  Read More

Frankly Speaking About Colorectal Cancer Workshop in DC Area

Kashif Firozvi, MD of Capital Oncology & Hematology Associates will speak at a free workshop sponsored by the Wellness Community of Greater Washington DC on Monday evening, March 1, 2010 beginning at 6 pm. People who attend will get a free copy of Frankly Speaking About Colorectal Cancer.

WNC Colorectal Cancer Evidence Academy:From Prevention to Treatment

Spend a day learning about colorectal cancer prevention and treatment with a focus on its burden in western North Carolina. The Western North Carolina Evidence Academy plans a full day conference on Friday, March 12, 2010 at the Lake Junaluska Conference Center to explore issues of screening and advances in colorectal cancer treatment. There is no…  Read More

SCOPE Run and Fun to Beat Colorectal Cancer

Ready to run?  Walk?  Party?  Celebrate colorectal cancer survivors? The 5th Annual SCOPE Fun Run begins at 8:00 a.m. on March 27, 2010 at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Registration is now open. The Sprint for Colorectal Oncology,Prevention and Education (SCOPE) includes: 5K Run/Walk 1 K Fun Walk for children beginning at 9 a.m.…  Read More