From Stillwater-Ponca City (OK) Ostomy Outlook Mar 2000:

National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

from Oklahoma City (OK) Ostomy News

Note: Congress has voted March 2000 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, there will be several million dollars spent in advertising to make the public aware of cancer prevention and related issues. UOA is a partner in this effort.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Ann Favreau, our UOA Vice-President, represented the United Ostomy Association at a meeting of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) on December 6, 1999 in Washington, DC. On our behalf, she reported that UOA would provide support to the roundtable in their efforts to develop messages and materials for use in public education campaigns. UOA was credited with targeting family members of high risk individuals in our message "Protect Your Family." Other outcomes that affect UOA include:

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