jean60 wrote:Hello. I read this call for applications and I must admit to much curiousity about why there is an age limit. I mean no disrespect with my question; I simply want to learn the reasoning behind the guidelines. Thank you!
Jean that is a good question and I see you are new to the Forum, so welcome!
I am not sure how much you have read of how The Colon Club got started, but the answer to your question is the reason why the Colon Club was started to bring awareness to Colorectal Cancer and mostly that people under 50 can and DO get it. The Us Government says you should be 50 when you get your colonoscopy, and actually that is much to late for many of us here! So the Primary purpose of the Colondar is to tell the stories of people that were under 50! Please read the story of the how the Colondar got started and The Colon Club story, the stories are spread out on the website.
Now having said all of that, by no means is this a forum only for people under 50, although a great deal of us are under 50, there are lots over 50 too.