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NOEL. STAGE 4 COLORECTAL CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 42. COLORADO.
JON. STAGE 3C RECTAL CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 36. CALIFORNIA.
KELLY. STAGE 4 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 36. WISCONSIN.
CHARITY. STAGE 3C COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 34. CALIFORNIA.
MARTY. STAGE 3 RECTAL CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 33. CALIFORNIA.
KRISTIN. STAGE 3 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 44. COLORADO.
JULIE. STAGE 4 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 45. MISSOURI.
MARK. STAGE 4 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 38. COLORADO.
TERI. STAGE 4 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 48. MISSOURI.
VALERIE. STAGE 1 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 26. CALIFORNIA.