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Heather's Story: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Colon Cancer Battle

We are excited to host Be Seen, Get Screened guest author Kaye Blackburn. After witnessing the devastating impact of colon cancer on several of her family members, Kaye has made it her mission to spread the word about early-onset colon cancer. She has contributed this post about her daughter, who battled colon cancer in her 30s, to engage Be Seen, Get Screened supporters in her fight to save lives.

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Sheri Hodges' Son Battled Colon Cancer In His 20s. This Is His Story.

April 2013  - My youngest child David was attending college at the University of Alaska in Anchorage and working full time for Best Buy when he called to tell me that the pneumonia they had been treating him for “probably wasn’t pneumonia.” When I asked what they thought it might be (fearing tuberculosis) his voice cracked as he said “cancer.”

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Advocate Laura Wehrly on the Crisis of Early-Onset Colon Cancer

We are excited to host Be Seen, Get Screened's first-ever guest guest author. Laura Wehrly has made it her mission to spread the word about early-onset colon cancer, and has contributed this post to engage Be Seen, Get Screened supporters in her fight to save thousands of lives.

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Colon Cancer Early Symptoms: What Are the Early Signs?

Too often, colon cancer patients and survivors tell the same story about their experience: “I didn’t show any early signs or symptoms,” they say. “I didn’t think I needed to be screened for colon cancer.”

In reality, everyone should get screened as recommended by his or her doctor. In many cases, colon cancer does not have any early signs or symptoms.

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25 Beautiful Colon Cancer Tattoos

Colon cancer is a horrible disease that touches thousands of people each year. Even with colon cancer rates on the decline in America due to increased screening rates, American Cancer Society estimates 136,830 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year.

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Colon Cancer Donations: Your Guide to Giving

Wondering how you can join the fight against colorectal cancer? Listed below are several charitable organizations dedicated to colorectal cancer research, the spread of awareness about this disease, and supporting patients, survivors, and their families.

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