Posts Tagged ‘colon cancer’

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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Surgery Photos: Rob’s Story

Friday, August 1, 2008 17:01 1 Comment

 Please Welcome our New Guest Blogger Rob B. Rob is headed in for surgery on Aug 8, 2008 for removal of jpouch and to gain a permanent ileostomy. His story is different than Mark & Carter’s because he had colon cancer many years ago, and it damaged his rectum area, leaving him with the option of a […]

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Tony Snow: Dies at 53 yrs

Saturday, July 12, 2008 18:59 1 Comment

July 12, 2008:  Tony Snow has died from colon cancer, he was 53 years old.  Tony Snow served as White House Press Secretary for Bush, and other republican political ties. This post isn”t about politics, but the politics of IBD rather. This post is about the fact that he UC for 25 years.  After living […]

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Bad Bowels Fundraiser

Thursday, June 19, 2008 6:07 7 Comments

To all our U.K. readers, check out Stew. He is living healthy with his pouch and has a fundraiser bike marathon he is in, and he needs just a little bit more donation to reach his goal. It is all to make money for his charity:  The IA Support Group. Stew’s Bike Ride Fundraiser Stew […]

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A picture speaks a 1,000 words

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 11:08 2 Comments

*Be sure to send Cynnycal your best wishes, being on her 2nd round with colon cancer – you can never get or give too much support* Through sharing Mark’s surgery, we learned the power of images can really say what needs to be said and words aren’t needed.  And I’ve been haunted by this image that […]

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