Monday, November 19, 2012

Screen My Colon

Did your grandparents have colon cancer? Have any of your relatives ever had polyps?

Knowing the answers to questions like these could tell you if you are at an increased risk for colon cancer. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related death in the U.S.

Take the time to learn your health history by filling out a family health tree (pdf). You may need to tell your doctor to "Screen my colon!" (TM) earlier than you thought.

Source: CCA: Screen My Colon

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Beating Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer affects 1 in 18 people and kills 50 people every single day. But with early diagnosis it can be beaten. Check out Louise's story of how she beat bowel cancer and help us spread the word.