Category Archive: Education

Oct 26

Major Changes to DetermiNation

Earlier this week, the American Cancer Society made major changes to the DetermiNation program. These changes were abrupt, drastic and, quite frankly, not communicated well to the thousands of DetermiNators around the country. The staff is now working to further explain the changes. Following is the announcement they posted on the DetermiNation Facebook page. If …

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Aug 08

It’s All About The Mission

The DNation Team for Broad Street Run

Almost a year ago, I had the pleasure of running the Philadelphia Marathon with DetermiNation. The team there is one of the largest, most fun, passionate and dedicated groups of DetermiNators anywhere. Most of us who run, bike, walk and swim with DetermiNation do it because we have a strong personal connection to the mission …

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May 07

It only took 2 toe nails… BUT I DID IT!

We Made It!

How can I sum up my feelings before, during and after the Mini Marathon? I wasn’t as nervous as I thought I would be that is for sure! Maybe it’s because I knew I had to do it for all of my friends and family. I made sure that all of my ribbons were unique …

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Mar 19

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Really Know When To Get Screened?

This post originally appeared on Plight of the Suburbanite. Please share this information and if you have a family history of colorectal cancer, talk with your doctor. Did you know that March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? Oh man, but we’re way too young to be worrying – let alone talking – about our …

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Mar 07

What A Pain In The Ass!

Since March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month I thought I’d post a blog I wrote on March 5, 2011 about my first colonoscopy…enjoy.   When I turned 40 I realized that I needed a new doctor.  I had a female doctor at the time.  Not that she wasn’t a good doctor but it’s just that …

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