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July Hero of the Month: AFAP Advocate Daniel Shockley

Each month, Be Seen, Get Screened features a member of the colon cancer screening community that has gone above and beyond to spread the word about colon cancer and the importance of screening. We call this Q&A session our Hero of the Month feature.

At the age of 51, Daniel Shockley received a life-changing diagnosis after having his first colonoscopy: he had Attenuated Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or AFAP.

Topics: Hero of the Month

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17 Colon Cancer Awareness Facebook Pages You Need to Like

Whether it's a like, a comment, a share, or a post of your own, getting active online is the easiest way to join the colon cancer conversation.

Facebook plays a tremendeous role in colon cancer awareness. It is a great way to connect with friends and family, build support networks, learn and distribute valuable information, and find organizations founded specifically to help patients, families, and advocates get the word about about colon cancer.

Topics: Just For Fun

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Colon Cancer Survivor Spotlight: Author and Advocate Fiona Finn

Some of our biggest supporters here at Be Seen, Get Screened come from the brave group of people who have survived colon cancer themselves. To highlight their experiences, we regularly feature survivors in Q&As here on the Be Seen, Get Screened blog. 

Our latest Q&A profiles Fiona Finn, a realtor, author, mother, and colon cancer survivor. At just 41 years old, Fiona discovered she had Stage III colon cancer. As if her diagnosis wasn't daunting enough, her husband filed for divorce six months into her cancer battle.

Topics: Colon Cancer Survivor Spotlight

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