Sarah Ford | April 7, 2015

Prevention is a Year-Round Effort

By Emily White, Advocacy Manager for Fight Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer isn’t a phrase that rolls off the tongue easily. It’s not a “sexy” cancer that people like talking about. In fact, I was uncomfortable with the phrase myself for my first few weeks on the job at Fight Colorectal Cancer. I distinctly remember thinking, “Fight Colo…WHAT?!” when listening to a voicemail from our (now) President Anjee Davis asking me to meet her for an interview. Shortly after signing my job contract I asked Anjee if she ever feels strange saying the word ‘rectal’ and with a quizzical look, she answered, “Why should I?”

The feelings that drove my hesitation to say where I worked is the problem with colorectal cancer and why I feel so many aren’t screened.

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