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Ann

My mother died from leukemia in 2008. I wanted to donate blood in her memory. It was through my attempted blood donation that I was eventually diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer at age 42 with NO symptoms. I had surgery in 2009 followed by 9 months of chemotherapy. My friends rallied around me and took care of my 3 kids - from driving to cooking. I am forever grateful. After chemo finished, I started back to school and training to become a hospital chaplain. I hope to make this journey easier for someone else.

Are you at Risk For Colorectal Cancer?

  • 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths for men and women combined
  • Colonoscopies not only discover cancer, but can also stop cancer
  • 50% of Americans still do not get colonoscopy reimbursement
  • Colon cancer research is still vastly under-funded

Events in Your Neighborhood

December 4

Fighting a Smarter War on Colorectal Cancer

Washington, DC
Join Chris4Life and Colon Cancer Alliance in a joint partnership for  Fighting a ... Read More »

March 22

10th Annual Scope It Out 5K Washington DC

Washington, DC
The 10th Annual Scope It Out 5K Washington DC on March 22, 2015 at 9:00am Read More »

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