Colon cancer is a cancer that forms in the tissues of the colon. While it typically affects older adults, it can occur at any age. Also known as colorectal cancer.
Yla Flores wasn’t experiencing any symptoms of colon cancer, but she decided to undergo an at-home colon cancer test that her doctor offered. It was easier, less invasive and ended up saving her life.
Heather Matt, a four-year colorectal cancer warrior, describes her cancer experience at just 35 years old and how the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s new screening guidelines can save even more lives.
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.
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.
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.
Renowned racing car driver John Andretti lost his battle to colon cancer in 2020, but…
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 featured Spotlight Warrior for our Supporter Issue is Dr. Rick Brown.
In losing her mother from colon cancer, Lauren DeMello has gained a new family of previvors and warriors.
Northern Illinois organization Mano a Mano is empowering and educating Latinos to improve colorectal cancer screening rates and awareness among immigrants.