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What People Under 50 Need to Know About Their Colon Cancer Risk

Rates of colon cancer are rising among Millennials and Gen Xers, even as they continue to drop among Boomers. Get up to speed on the signs and symptoms today.

By Lisa Davis

Colon Cancer Survivor, Firefighter…and Model?

In this Q&A, colon cancer surivivor Steve DeLuca explains how he became topless calendar model, and the things you shouldn't say to someone living with cancer.

By Sheila M. Eldred

The Night I Said Goodbye

Caregiving for her husband after his colon cancer diganosis took its toll on Judi Ebbert. Read the emotional story of how she said goodbye.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

My Husband Had Advanced Colon Cancer

Her husband's colon cancer diagnosis turned their world upside down. Read Judi Ebbert's story about becoming the caregiver for his cancer journey.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Keep Working Through Colon Cancer Treatment?

Julie Self didn't want to leave her career when advanced colon cancer hit. Here's how she set expectations and got overwhelming support from her coworkers.

By Pamela Kaufman

Step-by-Step Guide to Getting a Colonoscopy

From pre-colonsocopy preperations to what happens during the procedure, this slideshow walks you through the important colorectal cancer screening process.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Colon Cancer Survivors Become Calendar Models

Check out the new edition of “The Colondar," The Colon Club's calendar that features photos of young colon cancer survivors, scars and all.

By Bethany Kandel

What I Should Have Known About Colon Cancer

Here are all the things Trish Lannon wishes she had known before her colon cancer diagnosis, so she could have caught it earlier.

By Trish Lannon

Mother With Rectal Cancer Finds Community

Annie Schreiber was amazed by the support she and her family recieved while she was undergoing treatment for stage 3 rectal cancer.

By Pamela Kaufman

What Should You Know About Colon Cancer?

A colon cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Here are 10 things your oncologist wants you to know about living with the disease.

By Elizabeth Millard