In the Media: AACR Advocate Discusses Colorectal Cancer Screening On Everydayhealth.com

AACR Scientist↔Survivor program Participant Kim Hall Jackson. Photo by Colin M. Lenton.
AACR Scientist↔Survivor program Participant Kim Hall Jackson. Photo by Colin M. Lenton.

For all of the incredible breadth of cancer research that the AACR supports, we draw inspiration from the countless survivors who share their stories with us. In many cases, emerging research has enabled them to live longer, feel better, and sometimes, turn their cancer story into advocacy.

A recent article we contributed to everydayhealth.com featured Kim Hall Jackson, a colorectal cancer survivor who has shared her story in our Cancer Today magazine. The everydayhealth.com article also highlights research presented at a 2015 AACR conference that showed how the disease disproportionately affects African-Americans and people from communities with lower socioeconomic status.

To read more: http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/health-answers/colorectal-cancer-know-risks-be-proactive/

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