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The Best of Colon Cancer Awareness on Social Media: July 2014


The Be Seen, Get Screened social wall is a great place to learn the latest news on colon cancer and colon cancer screening, and join in the conversation yourself!

We feature the best posts from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Youtube to bring you the buzz on colon cancer.

The best part - if you tag your photos and posts with #BeSeenGetScreeened you could be featured on the social wall too! Join the conversation, join the movement, and let's get the word out about colon cancer to get everyone screened.

Here are a few of our favorite posts from last month -- July 2014. Check out the rest of the buzz on the social wall here!

Meet the 19-Year Old Who Has a Shot at Curing Colon Cancer

Keven Stonewall is a 19-year old student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his breakthrough research could provide a colon cancer vaccine that has the potential to eradicate the disease for good. He's got quite a head start to a career that will surely leave a lasting impact on cancer research.

Colon Cancer Alliance Heads to Jersey Shore for Undy 5000 Run

Colon Cancer Alliance hosts their Undy 5000 5k Run in cities all across the country. A few weeks ago they posted this great image...Who Do You Wear Undies For?

Fight Colorectal Cancer Informs Followers on Knowing the Symptoms

Our friends at Fight Colorectal Cancer published this video tweet explaining some of the possible symptoms of colon cancer, encouraging people to get screened even without symptoms.

Colon Cancer Ribbon Tye-Dye a Big Hit on Instagram

This awesome tye-dye t-shirt idea features the colon cancer colors with the colon cancer ribbon dyed right onto the shirt. The best part - you can try it yourself!

The American Cancer Society Says Don't Ignore Your Symptoms

This great video by the American Cancer Society encourages people to get checked if they observe anything abnormal about their bowel habits, stomach cramps, or unexplained weight loss. It is always better to be safe than sorry.

Fight Colorectal Cancer Heads to Target Field to Pitch4Prevention

Be Seen, Get Screened was honored to be a part of FCC's Pitch4Prevention event in Minneapolis. The events included a performance by country music star and FCC National Spokesman Craig Campbell, educational booths for people to learn about colon cancer and colon cancer screening, and a video presentation by physicians from the Mayo Clinic.

Check back to the social wall periodically for colon cancer news and updates. You may even see a post of your own!

Header image via Fight Colorectal Cancer on Facebook.

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