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Increasing rates of colon & rectal cancers in young people

Researchers with the World Health Organization confirm increased rates of colon and rectal cancers in individuals under 50. Doctors say that maintaining vigilance at all ages is key, as well as checking for changes in bowel movements, signs of rectal bleeding, and lesions in the abdomen or rectum. ...

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CCC attends Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit in New York City

Last Thursday and Friday, Morgan Kennedy, CCC’s Never Too Young Program Manager, attended the Fifth Annual Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer (EAO CRC) Summit. The conference covered many topics including how to prevent CRC, how to care for younger patients, and how to understand the increasing rates of EAO CRC. Morgan also had t...

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Publication: Clinically meaningful survival benefit in refractory mCRC

Colorectal Cancer Canada (CCC) is proud to announce the publication of the paper entitled “What is clinically meaningful survival benefit in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer?” which was the result of a consensus meeting hosted by CCC. We are very thankful for the time and effort that went into producing the article, and h...

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Giant Colon visits University of Montreal Hospital Centre

Today, the Giant Colon Tour stopped at the University of Montreal Hospital Centre (CHUM) to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. More than 800 people took the educational tour to learn more about risk factors, symptoms and recommendations for screening and healthy lifestyle habits! ...

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CCC’s PUSH FOR YOUR TUSH SPARKS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE TORONTO PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION

Most people do not know that cancer is the number one cause of death among firefighters in Canada. Firefighters are exposed to various carcinogens in their work and are at increased risk for developing cancers, such as colorectal cancer, compared to the general population. Colorectal Cancer Canada’s annual fundraising 5K walk/10...

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