Hitting Cancer Below the Belt (HCB2) is an organization dedicated to colorectal (colon and rectal) cancer prevention. They provide education, early detection services, and support for patients and survivors. Their vision "is to build and bridge resources in an effort to create a community where cancer is challenged to survive."
Today's guests on The Well and Good Podcast are Mindy Conklin, Founder and Executive Director of HCB2 (Mindy’s husband Rich passed away from colon cancer), Dr. Andrew Vorenberg, Colorectal Surgeon with Colon and Rectal Specialists, and board member of HCB2, and Kristi Seay, Endoscopy Nurse Manager with VCU Health and current Chair of HCB2.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 5th is HCB2's Strike Out Cancer involving five Richmond, Va area high schools.
March 29th they are partnering with VCU Health to offer a health fair at their downtown location.
June 8th is HCB2's Annual Boxer Brief 5K Run/Walk for colorectal cancer prevention