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I am 61 years old, diagnosed at age 58. (3-9-51) - STILL HERE!!

I was diagnosed with advanced colon cancer in 2009 and was treated with colon resection surgery, chemo, liver resection surgery, more chemo, plus a clinical trial drug. Soon I'll be 3 years disease free. I get very upset when confronted with survival statistics for advanced colon cancer, but try to shake them off and live my life. I'm proud that I'm still here! I draw cartoons about my cancer experience. My drawings help me manage my fear and rage. Sharing my emotional world has been a huge help to myself and others. I have blog and a published a book called "cancer is SO FUNNY!" My book is being translated for eBook publication in China. If you want to laugh and cry with me, please visit my site. We can spit in cancer's eye together. yours, AMY http://cancerissofunny.blogspot.com/

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

March 7

Spring in “Blue” Fashion/Fundraiser Hosted by Elie Tahari

McLean, VA 22102
Join Chris4Life at the Elie Tahari store for a Special Evening benefiting ... Read More »

March 10

Team Pamela's Punch Scope It Out 5K Fundraiser

Washington, DC
Join Team Pamela's Punch for a Scope It Out 5K Fundraiser Read More »

March 17

Dr. Andrew Kennedy and Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)


Join COLONTOWN/Chris4Life for a live Virtual RoundTable  with Dr. Andrew ... Read More »

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