In Honor Of

Anyone who has been touched by colon cancer knows the importance of a strong support system. As we continue the fight to eliminate this disease all together, join us in recognizing those we've lost, and those who have helped, along the way.

Christopher - Tallahassee


from Tallahassee , FL

This is my great-grandfather Joseph Pearce Walsh Senior. He was Mountain Patrolman for the New York Police Department and then later Patrolmen around the city from 1912 to 1942 30 years retired badge number 9000. My grandfather never used his gun wants in the line of duty he would use his night stick throwing it if need to trip a robber. Supposedly he stopped a runaway carriage by having to jump on the whore says upfront and that’s what injured him and why they put him at patrolman later on in his years I want to donate his badge 10 the New York...

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Amy - Rougemont


from Rougemont, NC

June 1, 2010 my husband was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer at the age of 39.  To say that we were devastated is an understatement.  We had three young girls and of course, they were our first concern.  During the entire ordeal we never lost hope.  Optimism and a good attitude kept us going.  We chose to deal by joking and laughing because laughter kept the tears away.  My husband endured 4 surgeries and too many treatments to count.  He continued to work almost up to his death on October 3, 2013.  He was the absolute...

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Betsy - New Carlisle


from New Carlisle, OH

My dad died 11 months ago on June 28, 2013 from metastatic colon cancer.  Diagnosed in 2007, he fought this disease with such dignity and strength. He amazed even his doctors with his positive attitude and will to live.  He donated his body to science in hopes that someone could possibly learn something new about this disease on their way to a cure. The loss of my dad in my life is such a void but his strength and will are something my children and I will carry with us forever.

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from Antwerpen, AL

As a gastroenterologist seeing to much CRC, I would like to share “My Wish”. It’s a recent TEDx presentation about CRC. “By sharing knowledge, we can save lives !” ow/ly/vlOFK

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from Rochester, NY

She was not just my mother but my best friend, counselor, protector and someone i’ve always looked up too especially when I seen how strong she was through that nightmare. My mom was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in February of 2011 which eventually spread onto her liver. She fought a long hard battle until June 5th 2012, she was only 49 years old. After her diagnosis we then discovered that there has been a family history of colon cancer but instead of feeling sorry for herself she took the bull by the horns (or by the balls as she...

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