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Strong Advice From a Colorectal Cancer Patient

Strong Advice From a Colorectal Cancer Patient

Mike Woellert had heard people talk about colonoscopies. He didn’t hesitate, and it may have saved his life.  Friday, March 27, marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Woellert’s colorectal cancer diagnosis. It’s a day he and his wife, Malissa, remember all too well. “I was one of the last people [...]

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Battling Colon Cancer at an Unexpected Age

Battling Colon Cancer at an Unexpected Age

The majority of people diagnosed with colon cancer are older than 50. Kelly Barnard was just 19 years old when she got an unwelcome Valentine’s Day surprise. Her stomach pain turned out to be something much more serious. Among cancer's many negative qualities is the seemingly indiscriminate way the disease manifests [...]

Created by Hoyt Finnamore

Trust Your 'Gut' When Experiencing Possible Signs of Colorectal Cancer

Trust Your 'Gut' When Experiencing Possible Signs of Colorectal Cancer

Most people think that colorectal cancer is just an old man's disease, perhaps because current medical guidelines recommend regular screening begin at the age of 50. Truth is, this disease doesn't discriminate in age, gender or race. Grace De La Rosa was 38 when she was diagnosed with Stage 3 [...]

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