The Bottom Line

March is colorectal cancer awareness month and The Bottom Line is raising funds and awareness for colorectal cancer in Manitoba. Did you know over 900 men and women are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year and more than 300 people die from the disease annually in Manitoba? CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is hosted an online initiative to raise awareness and funds. The Bottom Line, a month-long campaign, educated Manitobans on advancements in colorectal cancer treatment and shared courageous stories of Manitobans affected by a colorectal cancer diagnosis. You can read the story of Chris Milton, who was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2013, and underwent surgery for it in 2014. He tries to engage with anyone who’s interested in having an honest conversation about cancer. “I rarely have trouble talking about the thing that’s obvious in the room that nobody else wants to talk about,” he says.