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Oct 09, 2015, 10:53 ET Colon Cancer Alliance: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations

 Since 1984 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has sought to improve health in America by providing recommendations on how to...


Jul 23, 2013, 11:47 ET New Campaign Addresses Rise In Young Colon Cancer

The Colon Cancer Alliance has partnered with Bowel Cancer UK and the Colon Cancer Prevention Project to launch the international Never Too...


Mar 06, 2013, 10:00 ET Award-Winning Actor Terrence Howard Joins the Colon Cancer Alliance in National Awareness Campaign

Oscar-nominated and award-winning actor Terrence Howard joins the Colon Cancer Alliance for a new public service campaign to raise awareness and...


Feb 19, 2013, 08:00 ET Americans To Wear Blue For A Future Free Of Colon Cancer

Why should you wear blue? That's the question the Colon Cancer Alliance wants communities, businesses and individuals across the United States to...


Feb 15, 2012, 09:00 ET Fourth Annual Dress in Blue Day to Sweep Across America

 The Colon Cancer Alliance's 4th annual national Dress in Blue Day program will be held in communities throughout the nation on...


Aug 10, 2009, 17:04 ET Cities Go Blue for Colon Cancer

The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) today announced the launch of its national awareness campaign, Cities Go Blue for Colon Cancer....


Jul 29, 2009, 15:19 ET Patient Advocacy Groups Urge Congress and President to Preserve Access to Medical Imaging

Certain Proposals Would Disrupt Rural Patient Access to Diagnostic Imaging; Rural Communities Would be Hit Hardest by Deep and Arbitrary...


Jun 08, 2007, 01:00 ET Colon Cancer Alliance Announces Election of Dr. John Daly to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is pleased to announce the election of John Daly, MD, FACS, FRCS...


May 30, 2007, 01:00 ET North Carolina Public Health and North Carolina's Leading Cancer Centers Join with the Colon Cancer Alliance to Present a Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 9th, North Carolina Public Health and North Carolina's leading cancer centers will...


Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET Colon Cancer Alliance Hosts Interactive Support Program at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Every four minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with colorectal cancer, a diagnosis that can...


Mar 09, 2007, 00:00 ET Colon Cancer Alliance Hosts Interactive Support Program at Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Every four minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with colorectal cancer, a diagnosis that can be...


Feb 12, 2007, 00:00 ET Timothy J. Turnham Named Chief Executive Officer

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Alliance, the largest national, nonprofit colorectal cancer patient advocacy...


Sep 14, 2006, 01:00 ET Colon Cancer Alliance Launches Interactive Support Program for People Battling Colorectal Cancer

CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Every four minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with colorectal cancer, a diagnosis that can be...


Apr 29, 2004, 01:00 ET Backstreet Boy Encourages Children to Give Mom the Gift of Health for Mother's Day

DALLAS, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- When children are young, they are often forced to endure awkward, yet loving, lectures from their mothers trying...


Mar 16, 2004, 00:00 ET Backstreet Boy Urges Children to Get in Their Parents' Face About Colon Cancer

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When children are young, they are often forced to endure awkward, yet loving, lectures from parents trying to...


Oct 16, 2003, 01:00 ET He Survived Africa, Now He Wants to Help Others Survive Colon Cancer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Ethan Zohn, the nice guy no one expected to finish first on Survivor III --...


Oct 16, 2003, 01:00 ET Pennsylvania Widow on Crusade to Save Others from Colon Cancer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Maryann McCullough, 41, widowed mother of three. McCullough's husband, Bob,...


Oct 14, 2003, 01:00 ET Marchers Pound the Pavement to Stomp out Colon Cancer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought much about your colon lately? Probably not. Most Americans have more pleasant items on their "Things...