Alzheimer’s disease not only affects the person diagnosed with this cognitive disease, but it negatively affects a family as a whole. American ranked Alzheimer’s as the most feared disease even before cancer. While efforts to find a cure have been unsuccessful, research continues to be done on this cognitive disease. Diagnostic imaging scans are now being used as a tool to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease.
In 2000, Bill Clinton designated March as the official National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Ever since that day it has snowballed, increasing in popularity and becoming a rallying point for colon cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and advocates all over the U.S.