Cancer Advocates Plan To Hike Colorado’s Longs Peak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 5, 2016 – On Aug. 21, a group of avid hikers assembled by Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) will climb Longs Peak in Estes Park, Co. to promote health and wellness and create camaraderie within the colorectal cancer community….

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Yoga, Cancer Care and Cancer Survivorship

As a yoga teacher, I’ve worked with many different people:  fitness buffs, pregnant women, seniors, cross-fit addicts, high school students and cancer patients. More often than not, participants leave class feeling relaxed and in a positive mood. Exercise has many benefits, including this sense of…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Susan B. from Georgia

Meet Susan Susan Baggarly, survivor Milledgeville, GA Susan’s Story In early 2013, I began having rectal pain and some bleeding. I thought that it was related to exercise, so I set up a visit with my gynecologist who ordered medication to treat what we believed to…

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Why you should exercise in 2015

by Keavy McAbee, patient resources As many of us make our New Year’s resolutions, there’s an interesting finding that may motivate us to get up and get moving. Sorry Netflix, my binge watching days might be over… It is common knowledge that exercise and limiting…

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Do Chicken, Pizza and Cabbage Keep Colon Cancer Away?

The explosion of social media has brought about a phenomenon in many circles, including the colon cancer community. While online resources have “boomed” and allowed us to learn more about disease than ever before, we must not forget to be careful about what we read….

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Resolve to Prevent Colorectal Cancer in 2012

Making those New Year’s Resolutions? You can do a lot to prevent colon and rectal cancer this year . . . and in the future. Number One Resolution — Be screened for colorectal cancer if you are 50 or over, earlier if you are at…

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Today is National Start Walking Day

Put on those sneakers and take a walk! Today is National Start Walking Day.  Not only can regular walking reduce risk for heart disease, it can be part of an exercise program to prevent colorectal cancer and support survivorship. Thirty minutes of walking at a…

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