Archive for the ‘cancer’ Category

Colitis to Dysplasia Surgery

Friday, June 19, 2009 8:49 5 Comments

We wanted to introduce you to  Merry Lynn, she has been living with colitis for 10 years, for 3 years she has been in remission, and just learned she has high grade dysplasia. Her dysplasia means she will be having a colectomy to remove the risk of colon cancer. Her story is being shared on […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 11:28 28 Comments

Recently, Lisa wrote us and shared her FAP to J-Pouch Story.  FAP (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis) is a genetic disorder that causes polyps and often cancer in the colon. It aggressively runs in families as you can see in Lisa’s story, but there is little awareness of the disease in the public.  With March being Colon […]

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