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(Chester, PA) -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health estimates that more than 50,000 Americans will die from colorectal cancer this year, and another 143,000 cases are expected to be diagnosed. March also marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

(Orlando, FL) -- About a year ago, Lancaster County resident and cervical cancer survivor Vicky Darden decided to sell all of her possessions so she could embark on a monumental trip.

The daffodil is the signature flower of hope.  And, during the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days campaign in March, it symbolizes hope for cancer patients and their families.

For Kelly Rife, it didn't take a doctor’s warning to get her to lose weight and become healthy.  “For me, I saw a picture of others I thought were fat… and I fit in.  It was as simple as that.  I was not going to live my life like that.”

Jay Snyder is living his life with purpose after facing war and cancer.

“85 years… almost every day there was something special.”  These are the words of Ann Durr Lyon who is celebrating 25 years cancer-free.

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and we'd like to encourage you to become proactive about your health and learn more about ways to detect and prevent colorectal cancer.  Your family history plays a large role in your risk for the disease, as your risk increases if a family member had colon cancer.  So, this month, take a positive step towards being healthy, educate yourself, start talking to your family, and share what you've learned.

Mickey Grosman is an Israeli-American based in Orlando, Florida who uses his years' worth of experience in the Israeli Special Forces to teach survival skills to groups from all around the world. But nearly two years ago, his life slowed down immensely when he was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. Now, Grosman has created a nonprofit, Amazon 5000, and will embark on a year-long journey in South America to help raise awareness about cancer.

Breast cancer survivor Kim Mallett is  doing great today and living life to the fullest after a long road of recovering physically and emotionally,   She shares her new perspective on life after cancer in this video.

(Columbus, OH) -- Many times, members of Amish communities view things differently than the rest of the world, including the role of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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