Colon Cancer Alliance For Research And Education For Lynch Syndrome

Rating: 5 stars   11 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Health, Cancer

Address:

127-C West Oak Street % Dr. Sharon J Perlman Chicago IL 60610 USA

Mission:

The Colon Cancer Alliance for Research & Education for Lynch Syndrome (CCARE) is dedicated to educating individuals and health care providers about Lynch Syndrome.

Results:

EAT * DRINK* LAUGH * SHOP * MAKE A DIFFERENCE CCARE is hosting ComedyCARE 2011, an amazing night of improv and stand-up comedy on Saturday, July 16 at the Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, featuring a hysterical ensemble of talent. Order tix at www.fightlynchorg/comedycare.php

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312-307-8798
www.fightlynch.org

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Reviews for Colon Cancer Alliance For Research And Education For Lynch Syndrome

Rating: 5 stars  

I became aware of Lynch Syndrome and its' impact on families about two years ago as a friend's family struggled with the loss of a loved one to colon cancer at a young age. Now related family members live with the ominous realization that they too may carry the genetic trait for this syndrome. I support fightlynch.org in its' goal to raise awareness about this genetic disease and to support research for a cure.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

their support to educate families about Lynch Syndrome and the high risk of uterine cancer and colon cancer.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

try to publicize the implications of Lynch Syndrome in susceptible populations and encourage genetic testing. Cancer testing must become a lifelong vigil for individuals with this genetic syndrome.

 
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