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2014 Presidential Proclamation issued by Barack Obama: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
... Everyone has a role to play in reducing deaths from colorectal cancer. This month, I encourage Americans to talk to at-risk parents, grandparents, or friends of all ages about getting screened. If we look out for one another, we can better the chances of survival and keep more families whole.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. I encourage all citizens, government agencies, private businesses, non-profit organizations, and other groups to join in activities that will increase awareness and prevention of colorectal cancer.
Medi-Cal Incentives to Quit Program
$20 gift card to qualified members who call the California Smokers' Helpline and enroll in its free telephone-based support services. ► NEW! Ask about a free, four-week supply of nicotine patches mailed directly to your home! ◄
An online tool to help you share your family history of colorectal cancer with your doctor and loved ones.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Information
California Colorectal Cancer Coalition (C4)
C4 is a nonprofit organization made up of a diverse group of dedicated individuals from throughout California whose mission is to save lives and reduce suffering from colorectal cancer in all Californians.
California Dialogue on Cancer (CDOC)
CDOC is a coalition of cancer control leaders from throughout the state who design and oversee the comprehensive cancer control planning process in California including developing and implementing California’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan.
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