Approximately 1,500 young adults (20-35) die annually of colon cancer!*

It is estimated that in 2008 there will be 108,070 new cases of colon cancer in the U.S; with 53,760 being male and 54,310 being female.*

It is estimated that in 2008 there will be 49,960 colon cancer deaths in the U.S; with 24,260 being male and 25,700 being female*

Research Doctors believe that within the next few years colon cancer screening could be as non-intrusive as a simple stool sample or urine sample.

* Source: Estimated new cases are based on 1995-2004 incidence rates from 41 states and the District of Columbia as reported by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), representing about 85% of the US population. Estimated deaths are based on data from US Mortality Data, 1969 to 2005,  National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008.

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In Glory's words-

If just one life is saved, the sacrifices we all make will be worth it.

-Glorianna Gensch (June 2007)