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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Julie walking near the Mukilteo ferry terminal after celebrating her dad’s birthday in March 2018. She’s post-treatment for the second time.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Annie, her husband Sven, and their kids Calvin, Evelyn, and Sylvia. Annie began seeing signs of colorectal cancer, like blood in her stool, about a month after this family vacation to Disney World.

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.

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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.