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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...

Mar 01, 2012, 08:00 ET

Colon Cancer Alliance and Dulcolax® Encourage Americans to Be a Lifesaver and Get Screened for Colon Cancer

Every year, colon cancer takes the lives of tens of thousands of mothers, fathers, husbands, wives and friends, despite the fact that with an...

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...

Oct 26, 2011, 15:42 ET

Runners Take to the Streets in Undies to Fight Colon Cancer

The Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk to fight colon cancer is returning to Washington, DC for the second year in a row. This year's event will take place at...

Oct 21, 2011, 16:00 ET

Runners Take to the Streets in Undies to Fight Colon Cancer

The Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk to fight colon cancer is returning to Dallas for the fourth consecutive year. This year's event will take place 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...

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...

Feb 23, 2006, 00:00 ET

Clinical Trial Buddy Program Among Innovative Support Offerings from the Colon Cancer Alliance

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Colon cancer patients considering participation in a clinical trial can now access a first-of-its-kind...

Mar 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

COLORECTAL CANCER: Preventable. Treatable. Beatable! - New Campaign Focuses on Patient, Physician Communication

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorectal cancer will claim more than 56,000 lives this year. This is despite the fact that this disease...

Oct 28, 2004, 01:00 ET

Yale Cancer Center and the Colon Cancer Alliance Team Up With Olympian Dara Torres to Honor People Confronting Colorectal Cancer

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres today joined the Yale Cancer Center and the Colon Cancer...

Jun 11, 2004, 01:00 ET

Backstreet Boy Encourages Children to Give Dad the Gift of Health for Father's Day

LOS ANGELES, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When children are young, they are often forced to endure awkward, yet loving, lectures from their fathers...

May 24, 2004, 01:00 ET

Survey Shows Family and Friends of People With Colorectal Cancer Play a Major Role in Emotional Support and Treatment Decisions

NEW YORK, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- People with colorectal cancer (CRC) who have friends or loved ones caring for them, by providing emotional...

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...