Evan

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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FDA approves first non-invasive DNA test for colorectal cancer

Big news in the colorectal cancer prevention and screening community yesterday! In a never-before-seen move, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) jointly proposed Cologuard as a new option for colorectal cancer screening. What is Cologuard? Cologuard, produced…

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Cancer Prevention: Skinnier, Wealthier & Healthier

by Andi Dwyer, Director of Health Promotion  A few weeks ago at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, prevention was a hot topic! The news of prevention and exploring opportunities for early detection was extremely interesting. Before the next ASCO meeting, I have high hopes…

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Meet the One Million Strong – Stephanie B. from Tennessee

Be a part of One Million Strong and tell us how colorectal cancer has impacted your life! Share your story now!  MEET STEPHANIE Stephanie Bertels, Advocate/Family Johnson City, Tennessee STEPHANIE’S STORY On November 7, 2006, my mom was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer.  On June…

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Andi's Highlights on ASCO 2014

by Andi Dwyer, Director of Health Promotion, Fight Colorectal Cancer Working in the cancer prevention and survivorship field for nearly ten years, I was elated to attend my first ASCO.  However, nothing prepared me for the 35,000 people from throughout the world, gathered to unveil the…

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World Cancer Day!

Today, February 4, 2011 is World Cancer Day. As many cancers come into control in developed countries with fewer cases and deaths, cancer is ballooning in the rest of the world. Smoking, changing diets, and increased lifespans are putting more world neighbors at risk for…

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