COLORECTAL CANCER

ANITA. STAGE 3 RECTAL CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 38. AUSTRALIA.

I was diagnosed with rectal cancer the day before my 39th birthday. With no family history at all, so to say it was a shock is an understatement. I had been feeling unwell for the 2 months prior to diagnosis having lost 6kg and noticing a change in my bowel habit....

SHELLEY. STAGE 3 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 29. MICHIGAN.

Tonight is so different then seven years ago. Tonight, I am sitting with this sweet baby in my lap, smooching his soft head, rubbing my lips on his forehead, savoring this miracle baby, seven years ago, I nearly lost my life. Ah, so very different indeed. Maybe this...

KIMBERLY. STAGE 3 RECTAL CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 34. FLORIDA.

I was diagnosed with stage III rectal cancer in February 2007, at age 34.  I was young, fit, healthy in every way, and it came out of nowhere and blew my world apart.  Despite it all, I just celebrated my seventh survivor anniversary (2014) and am here to tell the...

DARRELL. FAP/STAGE 3 COLON CANCER. DIAGNOSED AT 43. OKLAHOMA.

My family has no history of colon cancer and I'd never heard of FAP so it came as quite a surprise to me when I was diagnosed with both last spring. In April of last year I went to the Choctaw Health Center in Talihina, Oklahoma, because I was passing blood. Quite a...