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Fight Colorectal Cancer Grows Health Promotion Program to Reach and Empower Patients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 30, 2014) – Fight Colorectal Cancer is taking steps to ensure that patients and their families can get the resources they need to fight colorectal cancer. A new Health Promotion program will refine the organization’s patient education services while adding new components to better reach and equip patients. “We know that patients are looking for a place to go, or a starting point, once they are diagnosed and we’re focusing our programs to ensure that we provide relevant, reliable and practical resources,” said Anjee Davis, president of Fight Colorectal Cancer. New Health Promotion Program Over the last five years the patient education program at

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. Or share on Facebook. Or Retweet. Do Not Believe Everything You Read Online Most of us remember one of the new “golden rules” of the Internet Age:  You Cannot Trust Everything You Read Online. There’s a reason most teachers discourage students from using Wikipedia for homework. While many of us try to keep that in mind, the more that trusted newspapers, magazines,  journals and professional organizations

The Power to Prevent Colorectal Cancer is In Your Hands

You can make a difference in the fight against colorectal cancer wherever you are! Use our ONE MILLION STRONG TOOLBOX as a guide for how to get involved now in the fight against colorectal cancer. Do you have a smart phone? Do you tweet? Post Instagram pictures? Are you on Facebook? Join our social media campaign to let your friends, family, and coworkers know why it’s so important to get screened for colorectal cancer. 3 ways you can help: On Twitter: Follow us. Tweet about why you are strong, observations and photos using the hashtag #1MilStrong and tag @FightCRC On Facebook Like us. Post photos, updates, and videos to our wall.

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