IN THE NEWS • 03/07/2017
Get Ready for the BIG Colon Tour 2017
Our giant inflatable colon is back on the road this March for Colon Cancer Awareness Month! We’re excited to partner with Bayer Healthcare again for our nationwide initiative to spread awareness, and what better way to teach people about colon cancer than with an inflatable colon that features various stages of disease (normal colon tissue, Crohn’s Disease, polyp, malignant polyp, colon cancer & advanced colon cancer)? The BIG Colon Tour, sponsored by Bayer Healthcare, LLC., is coming to a town near you! Check out our scheduled stops and be sure to check back as we add stops throughout the year. 2017 Tour Stops March 1 – The Mayo Clinic; Phoenix, AZ March 3 – University of Florida; Gainesville, FL March 4 – Kaiser - Waipio Clinic; Waipahu, HI March 5 – North Carolina State University March 8 – CTRC San Antonio; San Antonio, TX March 9 – University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL March 10 – Manchester, NH March 10 – Florida Hospital March 10 – NY-Presbyterian Columbia Univ Irving Med Center; New York, NY March 11 – Moffitt Cancer Center; Tampa, FL March 15 – Torrance Memorial;Torrance, CA March 15 – Peconic Bay Medical Center; Riverhead, NY March 16 – MAYO Clinic; Rochester, MN March 17 – MAYO Clinic at the WI Sports Show; Eau Claire, WI March 19 – DC Scope It Out 5K; Washington, DC March 22 – Baylor Sammons Awareness Event ; Dallas, TX March 25 – Pinn Memorial Baptist Church; Philadelphia, PA March 25 – MD Anderson; Houston, TX March 24 – 9th Annual "Get Your Rear in Gear" Run; Philadelphia, PA March 28 – University of Miami; Miami, FL March 30 – Mayo Clinic; Mankato, MN March 31 – Scopefest; Woodside, CA March – TOPA Willowbrook March – UCLA; Los Angeles, CA March – Memorial Hospital; Gulfport, MS March – Mayo Clinic; Jacksonville, FL April 29 – Undy Run/Walk; Buffalo, NY April – Savannah, GA May 3– Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, SC May 5 – Georgia Cancer Specialists Relay for Life; Cumming, GA May 7-9 – Digestive Disease Week; Chicago, IL May 13 – Strollin for the Colon; Geneseo, NY June 2-3 – Kansas Univ Med Center; KS June – Eastern CT Hematology & Oncology; Norwich, CT August 20 – Northwestern University; Chicago, IL September 23 – Colon Cancer Association; Indianapolis, IN September – RCCA Celebration of Life & Liberty; Rutherford, NJ October 1 – Winship Cancer Institute - 5K Don’t forget, you can buy or rent your very own inflatable colon from our online store. The Colon Cancer Alliance serves as a source of information about colon health. If you have additional questions about colon cancer screening or are in need of support, please contact our free Helpline at (877) 422-2030. We’re here to help.