Colon Cancer

Over the Moon

Photographer and filmmaker Ben Moon has experienced many wild things throughout his years on the road, but a colorectal cancer diagnosis at 29 was by far one of the least expected. Now cancer-free, Moon combines vulnerability and adventure to show that even with hardship, there is still a lot of life left to live.

Just Do It

Pre-vivor Paige Kornblue says observing her mother’s surprise battle with colon cancer inspired her to take her health seriously, even during a pandemic.

Ask the Doctor: Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is increasingly no longer a disease that affects only older adults. Dr. Zuri Murrell explains why younger people are experiencing higher rates and how to stay healthy.

A Lasting Legacy

Renowned racing car driver John Andretti lost his battle to colon cancer in 2020, but…

Ask the Doctor: John L. Marshall, M.D.

After the death of beloved actor and “Black Panther” hero Chadwick Boseman last summer, many wondered how a seemingly healthy young man could contract colon cancer. We talked to John L. Marshall, M.D., the director of The Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers and the chief of hematology and oncology at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, to find answers.

The Warrior: Dr. Rick Brown

The featured Spotlight Warrior for our Supporter Issue is Dr. Rick Brown.

Living Against the Odds

In losing her mother from colon cancer, Lauren DeMello has gained a new family of previvors and warriors.

Mano a Mano, Con Poder

Northern Illinois organization Mano a Mano is empowering and educating Latinos to improve colorectal cancer screening rates and awareness among immigrants.

The Warrior: Steve Thompson

This issue’s Spotlight warrior is Steve Thompson, who has learned the importance of gratitude while battling stage IV colon cancer.

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Treating the Untreatable

After years of use, chemotherapy is finally becoming more personalized thanks to ongoing research in precision medicine at the Nagourney Cancer Institute.