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These women are obviously happy to help in the fight against colon cancer! Vicky Jaggars, Cardiology Technologist and Joelle Zukosky from the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute manned a table at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale recently to sell “C.A.S.U.A.L.” pins and t-shirts. C.A.S.U.A.L.—or Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives—is a Cancer Institute program to raise awareness about early detection and screenings for colon cancer. Wayne Memorial is a Cancer Institute member. Colon cancer rates in northeast Pennsylvania are higher than both the rest of the state and the national average. It’s estimated that close to 57,000 Americans will die of colorectal cancer this year. Wednesday, March 29 has been designated C.A.S.U.A. L. Day in northeast Pa, a day to “dress down for colon cancer awareness.” Jaggars said the $5 pins and the $15 t-shirts were popular. “We actually placed an order for 56 additional t-shirts,” Jaggars noted, “the staff response has been great.” For more information about colon cancer or C.A.S.U.A. L. Day, contact the Cancer Institute toll free at 1-800-424-6724