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What I Wish I Had Known About Colon Cancer Before My Diagnosis

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Pensive senior woman.
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Family tree.
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Family medical history is key in cancer monitoring


Woman looking at loose jeans in a mirror.
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Rapid weight loss can be a sign of colon cancer


Danger female.
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Bleeding is not normal


Exhausted man at work.
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Fatigue so intense I was always tired


Doctor explaining something to a young patient.
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You aren't too young for colon cancer


Patient explaining something to her doctor.
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Don’t be afraid to advocate for your health


Doctor holding a blood vial.
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Lynch Sydrome's relationship to colon cancer


People holding hands.
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You are not alone


Woman typing on a laptop.
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Sharing your colorectal cancer story can save lives


Medical information
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Resources and support are available for colon cancer patients


Trish Lannon

Trish Lannon

Trish Lannon is the president of The Colon Club, a non-profit organization that works to educate others about colorectal cancer, a colorectal cancer and breast cancer survivor, and an elementary school assistant principal. She lives in Maryland with her husband and three children.