Launch of a New Story in the True to Life Series Featuring a Patient
Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer at 33

April 12, 2024

Anna and her son 

Anna and her friend Sarah, who lost her fight with colorectal cancer in 2020

TOKYO, April 12, 2024 – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global MedTech company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, has released the latest installment of its "True to Life Stories," featuring stories of how Olympus is contributing to “making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling” through advanced medical technologies and solutions.

This latest story introduces Anna and her experience with colorectal cancer at age 33. Anna, a scientist in the United States, was living a healthy life with her 5-year-old son. She was diagnosed with stage 1 colorectal cancer after undergoing a colonoscopy, and was filled with thoughts of, "Why me?” Having experienced colorectal cancer at such a young age, Anna continues to communicate the importance of early screening and detection.

Olympus launched the global brand message "True to Life" in December 2021, and has been subsequently implementing various initiatives to raise its brand awareness as a global MedTech company. As a part of these initiatives, the company regularly publishes "True to Life Stories" in the form of videos and articles. To view past stories, please click the link below.

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