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Latest Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation Stories

2014-02-28 20:23:32

EHE International donated plaza window to Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation for awareness game through March 31 NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, is making it easier to talk and learn about colorectal cancer with the Super-Awesome Colon-O-Tron, an interactive, educational game in the Rockefeller Plaza window. The...

2013-10-22 12:27:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, has given the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation/CGA-ICC Colorectal Cancer Research Scholar Award to Deborah Cragun. The award is given to the top-ranking abstract submitted by a trainee or junior faculty member. It gave Cragun $2,000 to cover the registration and travel expenses...

2013-09-04 12:33:56

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation and Beth Israel partner to educate public about digestive diseases NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A giant, inflatable colon is coming to Union Square on Tuesday, Sep. 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., to help educate New Yorkers about colorectal cancer and other digestive diseases. The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, is...

2013-07-09 12:28:39

Online Resource Provides Support Network for Those Affected by Colon Cancer NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death in the United States, announced today it is partnering with healtheo360, an online health resource and support network for patients, caregivers, family and friends. "healtheo360 is honored to be partnering with the Colon Cancer Challenge...

2013-04-01 16:24:28

PE Centers to Participate in 10th Annual Colon Cancer Challenge NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF) and Physicians Endoscopy (PE) today announced that they have partnered in the fight against colorectal cancer. Four of the New York City-based endoscopy centers are participating in the annual Colon Cancer Challenge, a running event held in Central Park to raise awareness of colorectal cancer and raise funds for colorectal cancer research,...

2013-02-26 16:26:37

CCCF Starts Initiative for Grassroots Fundraising Efforts RYE, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, today announced a new fundraising and awareness initiative called Take the Challenge. The grassroots program is designed to motivate Americans to promote and encourage life-saving colorectal cancer prevention procedures in their...

2013-01-28 12:25:30

RYE, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, today announced that its 2013 Colon Cancer Challenge in Central Park, New York City, will be held Sunday, April 7, 2013. The Colon Cancer Challenge® is the tri-state's premier colorectal cancer fundraising event designed to raise awareness and support for colorectal cancer research and...

2012-10-24 15:25:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death, announced that it is a New York Road Runners official charity partner for the 2012 ING New York City Marathon. This is the third year the CCCF has entered a team in the race, which will be held on November 4, 2012. Each member of Team Colon Cancer Challenge has pledged to make their miles count by raising funds to support...

2012-06-13 10:23:55

NEW YORK, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death, is raising awareness for colorectal cancer this Father's Day through its Get Fit to Be Tied photo contest. The CCCF invites participants to visit www.facebook.com/ColonCancerChallengeFoundation and share photos of themselves wearing a favorite or memorable necktie using its Facebook app. Each day, the Foundation will choose a winning...

2010-03-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Dr. Thomas Weber Founder and CEO, The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation Dr. Mark Pochapin Director, The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Colorectal cancer survivors and family members WHEN: Sunday, March 28, 2010 Remembrance and prevention walk 10:00am 4-mile run 10:00am...