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In Loving Memory of Rose

“I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Rose Hausmann…

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A Tribute to Dr. Dan Sargent

by Nancy Roach We’re incredibly saddened about the passing of Dr. Dan Sargent, a member of our Medical Advisory Board. Dan’s work touched the lives of everyone diagnosed with colorectal cancer – he worked on individual trials and also was involved with updating staging information. He…

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In Loving Memory of Chris Heffelbower

In Loving Memory of Chris Heffelbower When people ask, “What is your least favorite part about your job?” the answer is easy and it’s always the same. Losing advocates is by far the worst part of working for a cancer organization. Our advocates (survivors, caregivers,…

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Belle Strong.

“Let me make it clear – I am not OK with cancer. Not in any way.” I’ll never forget the day Belle shared her honest, yet oddly optimistic, view about her diagnosis and the fact colorectal cancer had, like her dad, become her fight. She…

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Remembering Tonya

I remember the first time I saw Tonya. I immediately knew I liked her. Reading over her application to be a Colondar model, I had no doubt she embodied a survivor everyone would look up to. Pictures didn’t do her justice. Yes, her beauty hopped…

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