The Colon Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in New York State and listed by the Federal IRS as a public charity dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death. Our mission includes: supporting research into the causes and cures for colorectal cancer; increasing public awareness; educating the public about the importance of early detection; and forming strategic partnerships in the fight against colorectal cancer.
In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Zsofia Stadler, on behalf of the Colon Cancer Foundation, about the rising incidence of early-age onset colorectal cancer.
Lack of awareness and knowledge of early-onset colorectal cancer is a problem, but early messaging can help combat the issue.
Surveillance guidelines for hereditary colorectal cancer may be more effective in preventing the disease compared with those intended for individuals with a family history.
It was the drop heard 'round the colorectal cancer world.
The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable has created a special toolkit to help physicians successfully determine and evaluate family history to detect colorectal cancer at an earlier age.
“Young people, in general, think they are invincible. I certainly did.” Said Stacy Hurt, an early-age onset rectal cancer survivor.