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Colon Cancer Alliance for Research and Education for Lynch Syndrome

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer, Health, Public Health

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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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My cousin died of Lynch Syndrome when he was 5 months old. His death was especially hard for us because we weren't entirely sure why he was taken from us; at this time we didn't know about Lynch Syndrome. Sixteen years later we finally got our answer, and now we can do something about it! My family is so grateful for C Care, and the chance to fight this syndrome, so that others won't have to suffer what we suffered. Thank you, C Care!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Lynch has impacted my very dear friend's life and has brought about loss that she shouldn't have had to experience. This non-profit was established to educate others so that progress can be made through early detection and research.