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CCCF PSA IN TIMES SQUARE ON CBS SUPERSCREEN
November 20, 2013

 

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation
PSA running on
CBS "Superscreen" in Times Square

 


CCCF_CBS_SuperScreenA 10-second public service announcement for the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation is now appearing on the CBS Superscreen in Times Square.  

The video, which will run through Jan. 4, presents the yearly, monthly and daily statistics of colorectal cancer and encourages viewers to Get The Facts, Talk To Their Doctor, Get Screened and Take The Challenge.  

The aptly named Superscreen is 26 ft wide and 20 feet high and sits under the CBS logo on 42nd St., between 7th and 8th Avenue. The opportunity was made possible by Neutron Media, a media organization that manages sales of screen time for CBS and produces the videos.  

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to reach 1.5 million people a day with our message encouraging viewers to Take The Challenge and Get Screened,” said Executive Director Catherine Montaldo. “We are especially fortunate that our message will be seen by the millions more who will gather in the city for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, the holiday shopping season and New Year’s Eve.”  

To see the video visit our YouTube channel or visit the CBS Super Screen in Times Square at The CBS Super Screen is located on 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.  

 

 
CCCF Presents
October 25, 2013

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation Gives Award for Excellence in Colorectal Cancer Research

 

NEW YORKOct. 17, 2013The 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.

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Dr. Thomas K. Weber (left) and Dr. Susan K. Peterson (right), 2013 CGA-ICC president, present Dr. Deborah Cragun with the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation/CGA-ICC Colorectal Cancer Research Scholar Award.

 

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 to the 2013 CGA-ICC Conference in Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Thomas K. Weber, CCCF founder, presented Cragun with the award at the conference on Oct. 7.

Cragun’s research focuses on the implementation of diagnostic tools to identify patients with Lynch syndrome, an inherited condition that increases the risk of colon cancer. She began her research as a doctoral student at the University of South Florida and continues it in her postdoctoral fellowship at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

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C5 Awards CCCF Founder Excellence in Leadership Award
July 25, 2013

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C5 Awards Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF)
Founder Excellence in Leadership Award

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New York City – July 15, 2013The New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) awarded Dr. Thomas K. Weber, M.D., FACS, the Excellence in Leadership Award at the 8th Annual C5 Summit for his dedication to generating awareness, promoting prevention and raising research funds to eradicate colorectal cancer.

Weber, a former C5 co-chair, is professor of surgery at the State University of New York at Downstate, chief of surgery at the Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, and founder of the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidences and deaths throughout the United States.

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CCCF Partners with healtheo360
July 02, 2013

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation Partners with healtheo360

Online Resource Provides Support Network for Those Affected by Colon Cancer

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 Foundation to support patients with colon cancer and their caregivers,” said David Duplay, founder of healtheo360. “Healtheo360 was developed with one purpose in mind — to provide our members with a safe online community to find support, encouragement, inspiration and a sense of belonging.”

Through the partnership, colon cancer patients will benefit from services such as Virtual Social Therapy,® peer counseling, support groups, educational publications and access to a library of video content from other patients and caregivers. Additionally, patients can share their health story through blogs and video, and friends and family are encouraged to be a part of the community and share how the illness affects everyone.

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