Tag Archives: colon cancer

Colon Cancer At 22, A CRS Patient’s Story

In 2016 the American Cancer Society estimates there will be over 95,270 new colon cancer cases. The number of cases has continued to rise, making colorectal cancer the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, estimating 49,190 deaths in 2016.
Lauren is a Colon Cancer survivors.  She was diagnosed at the age of 22 by Dr. Cary Gentry who performed surgery at Retreat Doctors’ Hospital.  Today Lauren is cancer free, healthy and  sharing her story with others.   Read more

See The Boxer Brief 5K Course Map

There is still time to register for the Boxer Brief 5K scheduled for June 8, 2013 at Rockett’s Landing.

This family friendly event is designed to raise awareness and education for colon cancer prevention while recognizing those who have beat the disease.     Proceeds will go to non-profits or special causes to advance local efforts in cancer awareness, education, support and/or advocacy.

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Don’t Forget To Register For Colonoscopies Save Lives Event

It isn’t too late to register for the Colonsocopies Save Lives event featuring Dr. Cary Gentry from Colon & Rectal Specialists.   Join Dr. Gentry as he leads a discussion on colon health and how a screening colonoscopy might save your life.   Precolonoscopy clinics will be discussed and screening colonoscopy appointments can be scheduled at this event.

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