We are committed to prevention and education about Colorectal Cancer. Click Play on the video to hear Katie Couric tell the truth about this disease.

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Rich was 41 years old with no symptoms when diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Rich left us with a purpose – “help others”.

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Check out HCB2's podcasts! Local health care providers are interviewed to help you Fight Right!

2019 Accomplishments
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We fund programs, we provide services, we educate community members, and we have a lot of fun doing this work! Check out all of HCB2’s accomplishments.

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Healing Belly Baskets

HCB2 offers free Healing Belly Baskets to cancer survivors to help repair the immune system and educate about gut health.

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boxer girls running Boxer Brief 5K by HCB2

Our events, designed to promote education and awareness about colorectal cancer, are a cornerstone of what we do.

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What do you need to know about Colorectal Cancer prevention? Watch the video to learn more.

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From the Blog:

Keep Fighting! Really?

“Keep Fighting” or “Keep up the Fight” are common encouragements sent to cancer patients and caregivers, but what exactly does this mean?  My late husband Rich Conklin received these messages from well meaning family and friends countless times each day….

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Mind Your Minerals: The Importance of Magnesium

What is Magnesium and what does it do? Some call magnesium the “mineral of movement” – which is appropriate as HCB2 talks a lot about bowel movements throughout our work!  Magnesium in appropriate amounts can certainly help to get you…

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Start the Conversation

Can We Talk?  I just need a moment. This one, short conversation could be a game changer for you and your family. Unfortunately, this brief conversation is rarely started and loved ones suffer. HCB2 sparks conversations that are just hard…

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Helping you to Fight Right: HCB2’s Anti-Inflammatory Grocery List

Last year, HCB2 partnered with Dr. Marlisa Hurt to create an anti-inflammatory grocery list. As many of you know, we offer free Healing Belly Baskets (make your request here) to cancer patients and survivors, but we realized that people were…

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Fight Right Nutrition: Bone Broth

Our Healing Belly Baskets for cancer patients and survivors includes nutrient dense foods that may help to reduce inflammation in the body. These baskets include bone broth, which is full of proteins and minerals that support gut health and overall…

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How to Change Your Thinking About Exercise

Exercise!  How does this word make you feel?  Energetic or apathetic?  For many of us, the thought of exercising brings up comments such as…”I wish I had time”, or “I can’t, I have bad knees, hips, feet, etc.” or “I…

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