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Annual Texas Barbecue Competition Raises Lynch Syndrome Awareness

There’s just one place in Texas where you will find a silent auctioned beer tube, inflatable colon to walk through and some of the best barbecue cooks in the state. So if you’re near the Dallas area, make sure you put the annual Steve Mayberry Memorial Cookoff on your calendar for Sept. 6-7, 2013. Because as they say, everything’s bigger in Texas. And our entire team at Fight Colorectal Cancer is drooling over this yearly fundraiser coming from the Lone Star State. A great reason to BBQ The 2013 Steve Mayberry Memorial Cookoff will mark the 3rd year of awareness and fundraising for colorectal cancer research and education. The competition memorializes Steve

Q&A with Hope Through Grace’s Founder and Board Chair Grace Butler Ph.D

Grace Butler, Ph.D, had done everything right.  She exercised regularly, ate healthy meals, and had an annual FOBT test, a sigmoidoscopy, and barium enema exams.  But no one told her she needed a colonoscopy – and that oversight led to her diagnosis of stage III colon cancer in 1999. Butler spoke to Fight Colorectal Cancer recently about the diagnosis that changed her life and how she’s extending hope in the fight against colorectal cancer to Texans without insurance. Before your diagnosis, how would you describe your life? I had a wonderfully blessed life before cancer. I am an educator, and I started my career as a band and orchestra teacher

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